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Danbury, North Carolina Historical Markers

 
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By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
Danbury Marker
North Carolina (Stokes County), Danbury — J 53 — Gabriel Moore
Governor of Alabama, 1829-1831. Served in U.S. House and Senate. Official of Mississippi and Alabama Territories. Born near here, 1785. — Map (db m34435) HM
North Carolina (Stokes County), Danbury — Moody TavernStoneman's Headquarters — Confederate Lifeline —
Early in April 1865, Union Gen. George Stoneman’s cavalry moved from Tennessee into Virginia and then south through Danbury to destroy railroad track, warehouses, and supplies that supported Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. Stoneman . . . — Map (db m77678) HM
North Carolina (Stokes County), Danbury — J 98 — Moratock Furnace
Smelting furnace built by Nathaniel Moody in 1843. It supplied iron to Confederacy, 1862 - 1865. Stands 3/10 mi. NE. — Map (db m34121) HM
North Carolina (Stokes County), Danbury — Moratock Iron FurnaceRural Ironworks — Confederate Lifeline —
During the Civil War, the Confederacy relied on small rural ironworks for the metals needed to manufacture cannons, swords, and firearms. The furnace here, owned by the Moratock Mining and Manufacturing Company, was typical of the charcoal blast . . . — Map (db m34156) HM
North Carolina (Stokes County), Danbury — Stack-Bickett Law Office
Erected in 1888, this building has served as the law office of attorney Amos M. Stack, who was elected Superior Court Judge in 1922, and his partner, attorney Thomas W. Bigkett, who was governor of North Carolina 1917 – 1921; for attorney John . . . — Map (db m40506) HM
North Carolina (Stokes County), Danbury — Stokes County Troops C.S.A
In honor of all who served 1861 – 1865 [ Rear of Monument: ] From Manassas to Gettysburg From Gettysburg to Appomattox Erected by Stokes Co. Historical Society and Capt. M.W. Norfleet Camp # 1249 Sons of Confederate Veterans May 26, . . . — Map (db m34171) HM
North Carolina (Stokes County), Danbury — Stokes County World War I Monument
In memory of Stokes County Soldiers lost in the World War     1917 1918 Erected by the Neal Boone Post 197, American Legion We keep the watch for you. — Map (db m34175) HM
North Carolina (Stokes County), Danbury — J 18 — Stoneman’s Raid
On a raid through west- ern North Carolina Gen. Stoneman’s U.S. cavalry passed through Danbury, April 9, 1865. — Map (db m34105) HM

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