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Salisbury in Rowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Stoneman’s Raid

 
 
Stoneman’s Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
1. Stoneman’s Raid Marker
Inscription.  Stoneman’s U.S. Cavalry occupied the town of Salisbury, Apr. 12, 1865, and destroyed the Confederate warehouses, supplies, and prison.
 
Erected 1940 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number L-29.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 12, 1845.
 
Location. 35° 40.181′ N, 80° 28.023′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, North Carolina, in Rowan County. Marker is on N Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located on N Main Street between Liberty Street and Kerr Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury NC 28144, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harry Cowan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rowan County World War I Memorial (about 500 feet away); Elizabeth Maxwell Steele (about 600 feet away); Washington's Southern Tour (about 700 feet away); Washington’s Tour of the Southern States
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Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
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(about 700 feet away); St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away); Rowan County Courthouse (about 700 feet away); Old English Cemetery (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Also see . . .
1. Stoneman’s Raid: Salisbury and the Yadkin River Bridge. (Submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Stoneman’s Raid, March 23 – April 26, 1865. (Submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
3. Major General George Stoneman Led the Last American Civil War Cavalry Raid. HistoryNet.com website. (Submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Stoneman’s Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
3. Stoneman’s Raid Marker
Marker on N Main Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
4. Marker on N Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 653 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 21, 2022