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Governor of Arkansas, 1873-74; Union colonel in Civil War; elected to U.S. Senate, 1864, but not seated. Birthplace stood 4 1/2 miles S.E.

West Point graduate. A Confederate major general at 27; mortally wounded, Cedar Creek, Va. Grave 2 blocks N.

Confederate general, physician, author. Born in England, settled in North Carolina about 1847. Grave is 150 yds. north.

On their raid through western North Carolina Gen. Stoneman's U.S. cavalry skirmished with Confederates near here on April 17, 1865.

On a raid through western North Carolina Gen. Stoneman's U.S. cavalry passed through Lenoir Mar. 28, and were there again, Apr. 15-17, 1865.

Confederate President Davis, moving south after Lee’s surrender, spent April 19-26, 1865, lodging in house which stood in this vicinity.

President Davis, fleeing southward with members of his cabinet after the fall of the Confederacy, spent night of April 18, 1865, in a home nearby.

With President Davis held last full meetings April 22-26, 1865 in a house which was located here.

Enclosure, 16 acres. Once held 10,000 men. Destroyed by Federals, 1865. Site one block south.

General Johnston's men paid off and mustered out near here, May 1-2, 1865, after surrender near Durham, April 26.