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Caldwell County North Carolina Historical Markers

 
Collett Leventhorpe Marker image, Touch for more information
By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
Collett Leventhorpe Marker
North Carolina (Caldwell County), Lenoir — N 24 — Collett Leventhorpe
Confederate general, physician, author. Born in England, settled in N. Carolina about 1847. Grave is 150 yds. north. — Map (db m77562) HM
North Carolina (Caldwell County), Lenoir — N 30 — Davenport College
For women; chartered 1859 by Methodist Episcopal Church, South; merged with Greensboro College, 1933. Two bldgs. stand 100 ft. S.W. — Map (db m77566) HM
North Carolina (Caldwell County), Lenoir — N 1 — Fort Defiance
Home of William Lenoir, leader in Revolution & public affairs. Built 1788-92 and named for colonial fort on the site 4½ miles east. — Map (db m77550) HM
North Carolina (Caldwell County), Lenoir — Patterson Mill — Struck by Stoneman's Raiders — Stoneman's Raid
(preface) On March 24, 1865, Union Gen. George Stoneman led 6,000 cavalrymen from Tennessee into southwestern Virginia and western North Carolina to disrupt the Confederate supply line by destroying sections of the Virginia and Tennessee . . . — Map (db m77560) HM
North Carolina (Caldwell County), Lenoir — Raiders in Lenoir — St. James Episcopal Church and Prison — Stoneman's Raid
(preface) On March 24, 1865, Union Gen. George Stoneman led 6,000 cavalrymen from Tennessee into southwestern Virginia and western North Carolina to disrupt the Confederate supply line by destroying sections of the Virginia and Tennessee . . . — Map (db m77565) HM
North Carolina (Caldwell County), Lenoir — N 11 — Stoneman's Raid
On a Raid through western North Carolina Gen. Stoneman's U.S. Cavalry passed through Lenoir, Mar. 28, and there again, Apr. 15-17 1865. — Map (db m20388) HM
North Carolina (Caldwell County), Yadkin Valley — Laura Foster — Died May 28, 1866 — May She Rest In Peace
On the 28th of May 1866, Laura Foster, a beautiful but frail girl, was decoyed from her fathers house at German Hill in Caldwell County to a place in Wilkes County and was murdered. Tom Dula (Tom Dooley) was later hanged for her murder. She was . . . — Map (db m57259) HM

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