Linwood in Davidson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Southern troops turned back Stoneman's U. S. Cavalry, raiding through western North Carolina, at the Yadkin River Bridge, April 12, 1865.
Erected 1940 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number K-15.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • War, 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, 1903.
Location. 35° 43.359′ N, 80° 23.418′ W. Marker is in Linwood, North Carolina, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 29 and Old Salisbury Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 29. Marker is located on the north side of the bridge over the Yadkin River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Linwood NC 27299, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trading Ford (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Trading Ford (approx. 0.8 miles away); Magnetic Signal Company (approx. 3.4 Signals (approx. 3.4 miles away); Food Lion LLC (approx. 3.4 miles away); Food Lion Trailer No. 893615 (approx. 3.4 miles away); Historic Spencer Shops (approx. 3.4 miles away); Town of Spencer (approx. 3½ miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Stoneman's Raid. NCpedia website entry (Submitted on September 18, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 819 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.