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North Carolina Historical MarkersGold Mines E-89

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An antebellum age gold mine discovered in 1835.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LJParr

location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/29/2009

last visited: 11/13/2009

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHenry B. Bradford, Marker E-79

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Henry Bradford was a pioneering Methodist preacher in North Carolina and also served in the military during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/5/2006

last visited: 2/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-27 Union Line - March 21

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“After withdrawing from the advance against Mill Creek Bridge, Mower's Federals reformed here and threw up works. This was the extreme right of the Union line on March 21. Earthworks remain.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/8/2016

last visited: 3/10/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersGreen Hill Place, Marker E-1

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Green Hill is a person, not a place. Green Hill Place was the the name of the home of Green Hill and the Hill Family. The first annual conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1785 was held at Green Hill Place.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/28/2006

last visited: 4/14/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersEdwin Wiley Fuller, Marker E-77

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Edwin Wiley Fuller was a poet and author of some note who was born in Louisburg and had a home there.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/28/2006

last visited: 4/14/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersRichard Warfington E-33

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North Carolina native, U.S. soldier and member of the Corps of Discovery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LJParr

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/28/2009

last visited: 4/14/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersConfederate Stars and Bars Marker, Louisburg

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A marker and monument commemorating the first flying of the first Confederate National Flag, the Stars and Bars, in North Carolina in 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/3/2006

last visited: 6/28/2015

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-24 Johnston's Headquarters

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“Established here on the night of March 18, 1865 and remained during the battle. Mower's Division came within 200 yards of this point in the Union assault of March 21.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/8/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-26 Mower's Attack

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“Advancing toward Mill Creek Bridge, Johnston's only line of retreat, Maj.Gen. J. A. Mower's Union Division broke the Confederate line near this point, March 21. Mower's Division reached a point 200 yards from Johnston's headquarters before it was driven back by Confederate infantry and cavalry.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/8/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-21 Bentonville

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“In 1865, a local market center for naval stores (tar, pitch, & turpentine). Bentonville gives its name to the battle fought nearby, March 19-21, 1865."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/8/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersLouisburg College, Marker E-26

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Louisburg College is a 2-year residential Methodist college. It traces its existence back to 1787. This marker is smack dab in the middle of campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/28/2006

last visited: 6/28/2015

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-29 Union Line - March 20

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“Trenches in the woods behind this marker formed the extreme right of the Union line on March 20. This sector was occupied by the XVII Corps, commanded by Maj. Gen. F. P. Blair.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/8/2016

last visited: 3/10/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJames E. O'Hara 1844-1905 --- E-103

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Located on NC-481 Business (Glenview Rd.) at Daniels Bridge Rd. near Enfield NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/17/2010

last visited: 8/30/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-22 Confederate Works

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“Remains of breastworks on this hill mark a line of works built by the Confederates to protect Mill Creek Bridge.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/8/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-23 Mill Creek

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“The flooded state of this creek upstream prevented an attack by Wheeler's Confederate cavalry on the rear of Sherman's Army, March 19, 1865. A bridge here was the Confederates' sole line of retreat after the battle.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/8/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-25 Hardee's Charge

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“Near this point Gen. William J. Hardee led the charge of the 8th Texas Cavalry and other Confederates, repulsing the advance of Mower's Division, March 21, 1865.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/8/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-28 Union Headquarters

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“Sherman's headquarters were located in the field 400 yards to the rear of this marker, March 20-21, 1865. Headquarters of the XVII Corps, which included Mower's Division, were 250 yards to the left rear.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/8/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-20 Main Confederate Line

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“Crossed the road at this point, March 20-21. Gen. R. F. Hoke's Division occupied this sector. Scene of much skirmishing but no heavy fighting. Earthworks remain.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/8/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBattle Of Whitehall - F-44

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Located on NC-55 at Main Street, Seven Springs, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/6/2010

last visited: 9/12/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-19 Main Union Line

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“Advanced to this point during the afternoon of March 21. The XV Corps established a line of works across the road here. Earthworks remain.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/8/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersEnfield Riot --- E-67

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Marker is near Enfield, North Carolina, in Halifax County. Marker is on North McDaniel Street (U.S. 301) just south of Pecan Lane, on the right when traveling south.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/17/2010

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBlount Hall - F-23

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Located on NC-11 at Blount Hall Road in Grifton, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/12/2010

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-18 Federal Junction

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"Sherman's Left and Right Wings joined forces here during the afternoon of March 20, 1865. They constructed works across the road and skirmished with the Confederates."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/8/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersB 25 Flat Swamp Church

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This North Carolina Historical Marker is on US Hwy 64 at Jenkins Road about 1.5 miles west of Robersonville, North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/26/2013

last visited: 2/22/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-17 Main Confederate Line

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“On March 19 the line extended 3/4 mile to the rear of this marker and one mile to the left, forming a strong hook- shaped position with a right angle turn here."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/8/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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