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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.  On a raid through western North Carolina Gen. Stoneman’s U. S. Cavalry fought a skirmish with Southern troops near here, April 12, 1865.
 
Erected 1940 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number L-28.)
 
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 month for this entry is April 1881.
 
Location. 35° 41.696′ N, 80° 28.869′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, North Carolina, in Rowan County. Marker is on W Innes Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located at the entrance to Salisbury. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Setzer School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Honor Roll (approx. 1.1 miles away); All Gave Some, Some Gave All (approx. 1.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial Helicopter and Tree (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lee S. Overman (approx.
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Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
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1.7 miles away); John W. Ellis (approx. 1.7 miles away); John Steele (approx. 1.8 miles away); Maxwell Chambers House (approx. 1.8 miles 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.) 
 
Marker on W Innes Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 2, 2010
3. Marker on W Innes Street
Historic Salisbury image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
4. Historic Salisbury
Marker is located at the entrance to Historic Salisbury. The marker can be seen in the background on the left.
 
 
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 633 times since then and 9 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