William Ruffin Cox

William Ruffin Cox (HM16ZI)

Location: Raleigh, NC 27604 Wake County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 47.169', W 78° 37.518'

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Scotland Neck
North Carolina
March 11, 1832

Richmond, Virginia
December 26, 1919

Warrior · Jurist

( Right Side Inscription : )
Brigadier General
Army of Northern
Virginia · Confederate
States of America
Grand Master
Grand Lodge of Masons
of North Carolina
Metropolitan District
Democratic State Executive
Judge of Superior Court
Member of Congress
United States Senate

( Rear Inscription : )
He participated
in the Battles of
Meadow Bridge
Seven Days
Malvern Hill
The Valley Campaign
Petersburg · Appomattox
He bore to his death
scars of eleven wounds
received in battle

( Left Side Inscription : )
The first shot
at Fort Sumter
found him ready.
His troops
and from that
hour to the day
when his soldiers
acting under his
orders fired the final
volley at Appomattox
he was in active service.
HM NumberHM16ZI
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 6:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 714621 N 3962831
Decimal Degrees35.78615000, -78.62530000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 47.169', W 78° 37.518'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 47' 10.14" N, 78° 37' 31.08" W
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Area Code(s)919
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 910 Brookside Dr, Raleigh NC 27604, US
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