NC-GC001 Reedy Fork Trestle

Marker text: Reedy Fork Trestle - Located 1 mile N/E the trestle was the scene of a skirmish between Confederate troops and a portion of the Fifteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry commanded by Major A.B. Garner. Detached by General Stoneman, who was located near Wonston - Salem. N. C., the Fifteenth was ordered to destroy the trestle. After a short fight the Federal detachment accomplished it's mission unaware that a train carrying Confederate President Jefferson Davis and cabinet members to Greensborough had crossed only one hour earlier.