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Deep Gap in Watauga County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Stoneman's Raid

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox
1. Stoneman's Raid Marker
Inscription.  On a raid through western North Carolina Federal forces inder Gen. George Stoneman erected a palisaded fort here in April 1865.
 
Erected 2005 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number N-33.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 36° 13.825′ N, 81° 30.033′ W. Marker is in Deep Gap, North Carolina, in Watauga County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 421 and Blue Ridge Parkway, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 421. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Deep Gap NC 28618, 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. E. B. Jeffress Park (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mt. Jefferson (approx. 6.6 miles away); Tom Dula (approx. 7˝ miles away); a different marker also named Stoneman's Raid (approx. 9.7 miles away); Appalachian State University (approx. 9.9 miles away); a different marker also named Stoneman's Raid
Stoneman's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox
2. Stoneman's Raid Marker
(approx. 10.1 miles away); United States Post Office (approx. 10.3 miles away); Ginseng Trade (approx. 10.4 miles away).
 
Stoneman's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, August 8, 2013
3. Stoneman's Raid Marker
Stoneman's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox
4. Stoneman's Raid Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2014, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 496 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 30, 2014, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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