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

Confederate Cabinet

 
 
Confederate Cabinet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
1. Confederate Cabinet Marker
Inscription. Members of the cabinet, fleeing south, occupied a railroad car near this spot, Apr. 11-15, 1865.
 
Erected 1940 by North Carolina Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number J-22.)
 
Location. 36° 4.048′ N, 79° 47.404′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of South Elm Street and South Davie Steet on South Elm Street. Touch for map. The marker is located in the park formed by the intersection of South Elm Street, South Davie Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27406, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Men of Greensboro and Guilford County (here, next to this marker); The Army of Tennessee (here, next to this marker); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Arms Factory (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jefferson Davis (about 300 feet away); General Nathanael Greene (about 700 feet away); Original Methodist Church / Former Methodist Cemetery (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .
Wide view of the Confederate Cabinet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
2. Wide view of the Confederate Cabinet Marker
Looking northward toward downtown Greensboro.
 NC Markers page. (Submitted on April 2, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Confederate Cabinet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, March 31, 2012
3. Confederate Cabinet Marker
Confederate Cabinet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, March 31, 2012
4. Confederate Cabinet Marker
Greensboro Railyard image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
5. Greensboro Railyard
The site of the Civil War-era Piedmont Railroad yard. The likely location of where the Confederate Cabinet met in a box car. In use today by Amtrak and Norfolk Southern rail lines while serving the nearby Greensboro Southern Railway Depot (Galyon Transportation Center).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 966 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   3. submitted on April 1, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.   4. submitted on April 2, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.   5. submitted on May 22, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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