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Blowing Rock in Watauga County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Stoneman's Raid

 
 
Stoneman's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 28, 2009
1. Stoneman's Raid Marker
Inscription. On a Raid through Western North Carolina Gen. Stoneman's U.S. Cavalry Passed through Blowing Rock March 28, 1865
 
Erected 1940 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number N 10.)
 
Location. 36° 9.252′ N, 81° 38.776′ W. Marker is in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, in Watauga County. Marker is on Valley Boulevard (U.S. 321). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blowing Rock NC 28605, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daniel Boone Trail Marker (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Stoneman's Raid (approx. 2.3 miles away); Watauga Hotel Cottage (approx. 2.3 miles away); Carriage Roads (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Carriage Roads (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Blowing Rock (approx. 2.7 miles away); Elliott Daingerfield (approx. 3.9 miles away); Appalachian State University (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blowing Rock.
 
Also see . . .
1. Marker was supposed to be relocated locally... (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
2. ...but got misplaced for awhile, 38 miles away...
Stoneman's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 28, 2009
2. Stoneman's Raid Marker
(Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
3. ...and has now found it's way home. (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 912 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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