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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.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
1. Stoneman’s Raid Marker
Inscription.  
On a raid through west-
ern 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. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
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 11 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); Chang and Eng Bunker (approx. 6½ miles away); Hardin Taliaferro (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Andy Griffith Show (approx. 9½ miles away); a different marker also named Stoneman’s Raid (approx. 9½
Dobson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
2. Dobson Marker
miles away); Rockford (approx. 9.6 miles away); 90 MM Gun Tank M47 Patton (approx. 10.2 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 North Arlington, 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 North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
3. Marker on Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 747 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 6, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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Nov. 27, 2020