Duty, Courage & DaringAlfred M. Scales was born on November 26, 1827, in eastern Rockingham County. After attending Caldwell Institute in Greensboro and the University of North Carolina, he read law under Judge William H. Battle, then settled in Madison and opened his practice in this building in 1855. He also was active in politics, serving as U.S. Congressman in 1857-1859. He moved to the county seat, Wentworth, after leaving office.
|Series||This marker is part of the North Carolina Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||North Carolina Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 593116 N 4027180|
|Decimal Degrees||36.38525000, -79.96178333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 23.115', W 79° 57.707'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 23' 6.90" N, 79° 57' 42.42" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 201-217 W Academy St, Madison NC 27025, US|
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