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Wilkesboro in Wilkes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Stoneman's Raid

 
 
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Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, May 12, 2012
1. Stoneman's Raid Marker
Inscription.  On a raid through western North Carolina Gen. Stoneman's U.S. cavalry occupied Wilkesboro, March 29, 1865.
 
Erected 1940 by NC Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number M-10.)
 
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 date for this entry is March 29, 1850.
 
Location. 36° 8.907′ N, 81° 9.102′ W. Marker is in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Route 18) and Bridge Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilkesboro NC 28697, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonel Ben Cleveland (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilkes County Courthouse Annex (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tory Oak (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wilkes County Confederate Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Old Wilkes Jail (about
Stoneman's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox
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400 feet away); Captain Robert Cleveland Log Home (about 400 feet away); Early Food Preservation (about 500 feet away); Wilkes County Frescoes (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkesboro.
 
Stoneman's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, May 12, 2012
3. Stoneman's Raid Marker
Stoneman's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, May 12, 2012
4. Stoneman's Raid Marker
Stoneman's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox
5. Stoneman's Raid Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 599 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 21, 2022