Confederate Arms Factory

Confederate Arms Factory (HM134I)

Location: Jamestown, NC 27282 Guilford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 58.82', W 79° 55.53'

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The Mendenhall, Jones, and Gardner gun factory was located 200 yards west. Owned by Cyrus P. Mendenhall, Ezekial Jones, and Grafton Gardner, the firm produced approximately 2,000 rifles for the state of North Carolina at this location from 1862-1864. Prior to the M. J. & G., the site had been the flour mill of Isaac and Henry Potter. The site is now the Oakdale Cotton Mill.

Erected May 10, 1988, by the Col. John Sloan Camp, 1290 Sons of Confederate Veterans
HM NumberHM134I
Series This marker is part of the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series
Year Placed1988
Placed ByCol. John Sloan Camp, 1290 Sons of Confederate Veterans
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 4:05pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] ROGER C PATE  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 596867 N 3982300
Decimal Degrees35.98033333, -79.92550000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 58.82', W 79° 55.53'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 58' 49.20" N, 79° 55' 31.80" W
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Area Code(s)336
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 652-698 Oakdale Rd, Jamestown NC 27282, US
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