Confederate Arms Factory

Confederate Arms Factory (HMCDE)

Location: Madison, NC 27025 Rockingham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 21.629', W 79° 56.735'

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The Searcy & Moore gun factory was located 1 mile west on the waters of Hogans Creek. Owned by Alexander M. Searcy and Dr. J. S. Moore, the firm manufactured approximately 100 rifles for the State of North Carolina in 1862-1863. On July 10, 1863, the State purchased all their supplies and materials and sent them to the "Florence Armory" in Guilford County.
Series This marker is part of the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series
Year Placed1991
Placed ByThe Col. John Sloan Camp, 1290 & Pvt. Lorenzo Dow Williams Camp, 1456 Sons of Confederate Veterans
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 2:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 594599 N 4024448
Decimal Degrees36.36048333, -79.94558333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 21.629', W 79° 56.735'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 21' 37.74" N, 79° 56' 44.10" W
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Area Code(s)336
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4162 US-220, Madison NC 27025, US
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