Greensboro in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Army of Tennessee
tattered flags and their faded uniforms.
Shiloh, Perryville, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, Resaca, Kennesaw Mountain, Peachtree Creek, Atlanta, Ezra Church, Jonesboro, Franklin, Nashville, Averasboro, Bentonville and finally to Greensborough.
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Johnston’s Farewell Order
General Orders No. 22
Comrades: In terminating our official relations, I earnestly exhort you to observe faithfully the terms of pacification agreed upon: and to discharge the obligations of good and peaceful citizens, as well as you have performed the duties of thorough soldiers in the field. By such a course, you will best secure the comfort of your families and kindred, and restore
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Erected May 10, 1985
The Col. John Sloan Camp 1290
Sons of Confederate Veterans
C. Michael Briggs, Commander
Erected 1985 by of Confederate Veterans - Col. John Sloan Camp 1290.
Marker series. Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
Location. 36° 4.051′ N, 79° 47.402′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on S Davie Street, on the left when traveling north. 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. Men of Greensboro and Guilford County (here, next to this marker); Confederate Cabinet (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.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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