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Dobson in Surry 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 6, 2010
1. Stoneman’s Raid Marker
Inscription.  On a raid through western North Carolina Gen. Stoneman’s U.S. cavalry passed through Dobson, April 2, 1865.
 
Erected 1940 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number M-9.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, 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 1811.
 
Location. 36° 23.759′ N, 80° 43.38′ W. Marker is in Dobson, North Carolina, in Surry County. Marker is on S Main Street (U.S. 601), on the right when traveling south. Marker is between Kapp Street and Atkins Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dobson NC 27017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tabitha A. Holton (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Soldiers of Surry County (within shouting distance of this marker); Eng and Chang Bunker (approx. 6½ miles away); Slave Cemetery (approx. 6.6 miles away); Hardin Taliaferro (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Andy Griffith Show
Dobson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
2. Dobson Marker
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(approx. 9½ miles away); a different marker also named Stoneman’s Raid (approx. 9½ miles away); Historic Earle Theater (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dobson.
 
Also see . . .
1. Stoneman’s Raid, March 23 – April 26, 1865. (Submitted on August 6, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Major General George Stoneman Led the Last American Civil War Cavalry Raid. HistoryNet.com website. (Submitted on August 6, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on Main Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
3. Marker on Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 787 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 6, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 21, 2022