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

James B. Gordon

 
 
James B. Gordon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, May 12, 2012
1. James B. Gordon Marker
Inscription.  Brigadier general in the Confederate States Army. Mortally wounded near Richmond, Virginia, May 12, 1864. Birthplace stands 300 yards north.
 
Erected 1940 by NC Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number M-13.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, 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 May 12, 1906.
 
Location. 36° 9.501′ N, 81° 9.471′ W. Marker is in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of West D Street (Business U.S. 421) and Boone Trail, on the left on West D 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. Memorial Avenue (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wilkes County World War I Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); An Introduction to the Labyrinth (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Early Food Preservation
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Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Captain Robert Cleveland Log Home (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Old Wilkes Jail (approx. 0.7 miles away); Wilkes County Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkesboro.
 
James B. Gordon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, May 12, 2012
3. James B. Gordon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 502 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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Sep. 30, 2022