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The Last Meetings of the Confederate Cabinet

 
 
The Last Meetings of the Confederate Cabinet Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 16, 2008
1. The Last Meetings of the Confederate Cabinet Marker
Inscription.  
The Last Meetings
of the
Confederate Cabinet
were held in this building
and the surrender of
Gen. Joseph E. Johnston
was Authorized from here
on April 24th. 1865

 
Erected 1915 by Stonewall Jackson Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1910.
 
Location. 35° 13.559′ N, 80° 50.698′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is at the intersection of South Tryon Street and West 3rd Street on South Tryon Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlotte NC 28202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. British Encampment, 1780 (a few steps from this marker); WBT / WBTV (within shouting distance of this marker); The Johnston Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Nearby History (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jefferson Davis Informed of Lincoln's Death
The Last Meetings of the Confederate Cabinet Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 16, 2008
2. The Last Meetings of the Confederate Cabinet Marker
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(about 300 feet away); RCA Victor (about 300 feet away); Site of Queen's College (about 300 feet away); The Latta Arcade (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. These markers in other cities and states also claim to be the site of the "last meeting". Multiple meetings of the Confederate Cabinet were held as many as 10 days after they met in Charlotte.
 
The Last Meeting Of The Confederate Cabinet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 16, 2008
3. The Last Meeting Of The Confederate Cabinet
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,731 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on June 30, 2014, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 6, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 18, 2022