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Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

General Grant

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
1. General Grant Marker
Inscription.  In the Governor’s Palace April 24-27, 1865, Grant conferred with Sherman and approved new terms for surrender of Johnston’s Confederate Army.
 
Erected 1940 by State Historical Commission. (Marker Number H-31.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant, and the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is April 24, 1865.
 
Location. 35° 46.326′ N, 78° 38.342′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is on E South Street west of S Wilmington Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Governor’s Palace (here, next to this marker); Governor’s Palace of North Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaw University (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Estey Hall (about 600 feet away); Leonard Medical School
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By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
2. General Grant Marker
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(about 700 feet away); Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tupper Memorial Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); James H. Young (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
 
Also see . . .  Account of Johnston's Surrender in North Carolina April 1865. (Submitted on February 8, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
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By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
3. Marker in Raleigh
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 8, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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