Charlotte in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Last Meetings of the Confederate Cabinet
were held in this building
and the surrender of
Gen. Joseph E. Johnston
was Authorized from here
on April 24th. 1865
Erected 1915 by Stonewall Jackson Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 35° 13.559′ N, 80° 50.698′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is at the intersection of South Tryon Street and West 3rd Street on South Tryon Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlotte NC 28202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. British Encampment, 1780 (a few steps from this marker); Jefferson Davis Informed of Lincoln's Death (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Charlotte (about 400 feet away); N. C. League of Municipalities (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mecklenburg Resolves Mrs. "Stonewall Jackson" 1831-1915 (approx. ¼ mile away); Romare Bearden (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate Navy Yard (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. These markers in other cities and states also claim to be the site of the "last meeting". Multiple meetings of the Confederate Cabinet were held as many as 10 days after they met in Charlotte.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,544 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on June 30, 2014, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 6, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.