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Pittsboro in Chatham County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Henry A. London

1846 - 1918

 
 
Henry A. London Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 10, 2010
1. Henry A. London Marker
Inscription. Lawyer, state senator. Author of 1901 "London Libel Law." Editor of Chatham Record, 1878 - 1918. Home was here.
 
Erected 1977 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number H 88.)
 
Location. 35° 43.337′ N, 79° 10.616′ W. Marker is in Pittsboro, North Carolina, in Chatham County. Marker is at the intersection of US Highway 15-501 and Thompson Street, on the left when traveling south on US Highway 15-501. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 128 Hillsboro Street, Pittsboro NC 27312, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hall-London House (a few steps from this marker); John Owen (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Rencher (within shouting distance of this marker); James I. Waddell (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Confederate Heroes (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Law Office of Charles Manly (about 700 feet away); Charles Manly (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tory Raid (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsboro.
 
Additional keywords. Henry Armand London,journalism, newspapers,
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable Persons
 
The Hall-London House Sign image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 10, 2009
2. The Hall-London House Sign
a few steps from the Henry A. London marker
Hall-London House<br>128 Hillsboro Street image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 1, 2018
3. Hall-London House
128 Hillsboro Street
Major Henry Armand London image. Click for full size.
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4. Major Henry Armand London
of Pittsboro, born March 1, 1846, died Jan. 19 1918. Married Bettie Louise Jackson June 22, 1875. Eight children born to this union — six living in 1947. Entered C.S.A. Dec. 1864, at 18 years, and was with General Bryan Grimes at Appomattox April 9, 1865. Two terms in State Senate 1900 to 1904. Lawyer, editor Chatham Record from Sept. 19, 1878 to his death Jan. 19, 1918. Vestryman and Treasurer of Episcopal Church at Pittsboro form 1868 to his death Jan. 19 1918.
from Pictures and Sketches of My Son: Isaac London Jr. Who Died January 20th, 1947 by Isaac S. London Sr., June 1947.
Henry A. London, during the Civil War image. Click for full size.
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5. Henry A. London, during the Civil War
Henry A. London left UNC in 1864 to join the Confederacy during the Civil War. He was a member of the 32nd North Carolina Regiment. This photo comes from H. A. London's history of the regiment that appeared in Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina, in the Great War 1861-'65 by Walter Clark, ed.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 624 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.   3, 4, 5. submitted on May 8, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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