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

Camp Stokes

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, August 20, 2013
1. Camp Stokes Marker
Inscription.  Confederate camp of instruction for conscripts and prison for deserters was located here in 1864-1865. When the war ended, 200 Union prisoners were held here. Camp Stokes was commanded by Major Jesse R. McLean of Greensboro.
 
Erected 1987 by Col. John Sloan Camp, 1290, Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
 
Location. 36° 5.56′ N, 79° 48.884′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of Battleground Ave (U.S. 220) and Green Valley Road, on the right when traveling south on Battleground Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27408, 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. Our Confederate Dead (approx. 1.2 miles away); David Schenck (approx. 1.3 miles away); T. Gilbert Pearson (approx. 1.3 miles away); David Caldwell (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named David Caldwell (approx. 1˝ miles away); Rachel Caldwell
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By Michael C. Wilcox, August 20, 2013
2. Camp Stokes Marker
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(approx. 1˝ miles away); David Caldwell D.D. (approx. 1˝ miles away); Fisher Park (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Camp Stokes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, August 20, 2013
3. Camp Stokes Marker
Camp Stokes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, August 20, 2013
4. Camp Stokes Marker
Camp Stokes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, August 20, 2013
5. Camp Stokes Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 454 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 12, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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