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

Confederate Arms Factory

 
 
Confederate Arms Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, March 31, 2012
1. Confederate Arms Factory Marker
Inscription. The Tarpley breech-loading carbine was manufactured by Tarpley, Garrett & Co. at the site of the old Pioneer Foundry, located 300 yards east. Jere A. Tarpley received a patent from the Confederate Government for the carbine on February 14, 1863. In partnership with J & F Garrett, he produced carbines for the state of North Carolina and the Confederate States of America. It is believed over 400 carbines were produced during 1863 and 1864.
 
Erected 1988 by Col. John Sloan Camp, 1290,   Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 36° 4.096′ N, 79° 47.401′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of S Davie Street and E McGee Street, on the right when traveling north on S Davie Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jefferson Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); The Army of Tennessee (about
Confederate Arms Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
2. Confederate Arms Factory Marker
300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Men of Greensboro and Guilford County (about 300 feet away); Confederate Cabinet (about 300 feet away); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (about 400 feet away); Original Methodist Church / Former Methodist Cemetery (about 400 feet away); General Nathanael Greene (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Greensboro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
3. Greensboro Marker
Marker on S Davie Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
4. Marker on S Davie Street
Confederate Arms Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, March 31, 2012
5. Confederate Arms Factory Marker
Confederate Arms Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, March 31, 2012
6. Confederate Arms Factory Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 846 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 1, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.   2, 3, 4. submitted on August 6, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5, 6. submitted on April 1, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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