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Jamestown in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Arms Factory

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, July 9, 2012
1. Confederate Arms Factory Marker
Inscription.  The H.C. Lamb & Co. gun factory was located 1 mile Northwest. Owned by Henry Clarkson Lamb, Anderson Lamb, Jehu Lamb, and F.J. Carpenter, the firm manufactured approximately 700 rifles for the state of North Carolina. The firm also sold gun parts to the state arsenals in Raleigh and Florence.

Erected May 10, 1988, by the Col. John Sloan Camp, 1290 Sons of Confederate Veterans
 
Erected 1988 by Col. John Sloan Camp, 1290 Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list.
 
Location. 36° 0.689′ N, 79° 55.771′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on Guilford Road 0.1 miles south of Guilford College Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown NC 27282, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johnson Shoe Company (approx. 1.3 miles away); Home of Dr. Shubal Gardner Coffin
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By Michael C. Wilcox, July 9, 2012
2. Confederate Arms Factory Marker
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Jamestown Public School (approx. 1.4 miles away); Potter House (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Robbins-Holton Mill & House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lord Cornwallis (approx. 1.6 miles away); Jamestown Friends Meeting House and Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Richard Mendenhall Store (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Confederate Arms Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 9, 2012
3. Confederate Arms Factory Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 488 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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