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Wilkesboro in Wilkes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Stoneman's Raid

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, May 12, 2012
1. Stoneman's Raid Marker
Inscription. On a raid through western North Carolina Gen. Stoneman's U.S. cavalry occupied Wilkesboro, March 29, 1865.
 
Erected 1940 by NC Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number M-10.)
 
Location. 36° 8.907′ N, 81° 9.102′ W. Marker is in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Route 18) and Bridge Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilkesboro NC 28697, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonel Ben Cleveland (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); James B. Gordon (approx. 0.8 miles away); James Larkin Pearson (approx. 1.5 miles away); James Wellborn (approx. 2.1 miles away); Montfort Stokes (approx. 2.5 miles away); Fort Hamby (approx. 6.9 miles away); a different marker also named "Fort Hamby" (approx. 6.9 miles away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkesboro.
 
Also see . . .  NC Markers page. (Submitted on May 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
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By Michael C. Wilcox
2. Stoneman's Raid Marker

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Stoneman's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, May 12, 2012
3. Stoneman's Raid Marker
Stoneman's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, May 12, 2012
4. Stoneman's Raid Marker
Stoneman's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox
5. Stoneman's Raid Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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