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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-10 CONFEDERATE ATTACKS

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"Across the fields behind this marker the Confederate Right Wing made five attacks on Union positions to the left, March 19, 1865. They were thrown back by the XX Federal Corps."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/1/2016

last visited: 3/1/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-9 FEDERAL ARTILLERY

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"Union batteries (26 guns) formed a line here, March 19. These guns covered retreating Federals during the Confederate charges and finally halted the advance of the Confederate Right Wing."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/1/2016

last visited: 3/1/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-8 UNION HEADQUARTERS

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"Maj. Gen. H. W. Slocum, commanding Sherman's Left Wing, had headquarters in this field, March 19-21, 1865."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/1/2016

last visited: 3/1/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-7 Confederate Cemetery

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"The remains of 360 Confederates who fell in the Battle of Bentonville lie here. They were moved to this plot from other parts of the battlefield in 1893. The monument was erected at that time."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/1/2016

last visited: 3/7/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH- 6 Union Hospital

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"Field Hospital of the XX Corps during the Battle of Bentonville was located here. Four hundred Union soldiers, wounded in the Battle of Averasboro (16 miles west) on March 16, were brought here for treatment."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/1/2016

last visited: 3/1/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-12 COLE FARMHOUSE

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"Stood in this field. Scene of heavy fighting, March 19. Destroyed on March 20 by Confederate artillery to prevent sniping."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/1/2016

last visited: 3/1/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-3 Confederate Hospital

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"Following the battle, 45 Confederate wounded were hospitalized in the Harper House. Nineteen of these men died here. Surgeons moved the others to regular Confederate hospitals."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/29/2016

last visited: 2/29/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-4 Union Headquarters

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"Maj. Gen. A. S. Williams, commanding the XX Corps, established his headquarters here on March 19. In the woods to the north, the XX Corps erected breastworks which remain."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/29/2016

last visited: 2/29/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-2 Union Hospital

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"The Harper House was used as a hospital by the XIV Corps, March 19-21, 1865. About 500 Union wounded were treated here."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/29/2016

last visited: 2/29/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHHH-1 Sherman

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" Gen. Wm. T. Sherman camped in this area with his Left Wing on the night of March 18, 1865. The following moming, the Left Wing continued along this road meeting Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Confederates in the Battle of Bentonville, 2 miles east."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/29/2016

last visited: 2/29/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersH-1 Battle of Bentonville

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"Johnston's Confederates checked Sherman's Union army, March 19-21, 1865. Historic site 2 1/2 mi. E."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/29/2016

last visited: 2/29/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersH-98 CONFEDERATE SECOND LINE

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"On the morning of March 16, 1865, Taliaferro's division fell back to earthworks which crossed the road here."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/22/2016

last visited: 2/24/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersH-60 Union Headquarters

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"Gen. H. W. Slocum, commanding the Union forces, located his headquarters in this field, March 16, 1865."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/22/2016

last visited: 2/24/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersH-42 SMILEY'S FALLS

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"Ruins remain of locks and dams built by the Cape Fear & Deep River Navigation Company in 1850s. Rapids extend upstream 1- 1/2 miles."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/22/2016

last visited: 2/24/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersI-88 LEWIS LEARY 1835-1859

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Marker Text: Free black abolitionist & conspirator in 1859 with John Brown in attack on U.S. arsenal at Harpers Ferry. Killed in assault. Lived in Fayetteville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/28/2016

last visited: 1/28/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersI-89 OMAR IBN SAID ca. 1770-1863

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Marker text: "Muslim slave & scholar. African-born, he penned autobiography in Arabic, 1831. Lived in Bladen County and worshipped with local Presbyterians."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/28/2016

last visited: 1/28/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersI-22 THOMPSON INSTITUTE

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Marker Text: "Est. 1881 for blacks by Lumber River Bapt. Assoc. Boarding school; trained teachers; named for A.H. Thompson. Succeeded here by public school in 1942."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/28/2016

last visited: 1/28/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersThe Yadkin Road

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The path was said to be an ancient trail first used by buffalo to travel from the coastal grazing areas to the Yadkin River Valley grazing lands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/28/2016

last visited: 1/28/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSam J. Ervin, Jr. (N49)

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This marker is located off of Green Street at the Burke County Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DukeRoom

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/26/2016

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersANDRE MICHAUX ~ Q-17

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A North Carolina Historical Marker located at US 64/NC 28 (West Main Street) in Highlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/12/2015

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersCatawba College-O 51

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On Bus US 321 at the southern city limits in Catawba.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/9/2015

last visited: 4/9/2015

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSt. John's Church-O 64

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On NC 16 at St. John's Church Rd NE, north of Conover.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/9/2015

last visited: 4/9/2015

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North Carolina Historical MarkersNicholas N. Nixon 1800-1868-D 68

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On Bus US 17 just northeast of Porter's Neck Rd in the Kirkland community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/9/2015

last visited: 4/9/2015

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North Carolina Historical MarkersNorth Carolina/South Carolina-O 19

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At the state line on US 176 between Tryon, NC and Landrum, SC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/9/2015

last visited: 4/9/2015

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North Carolina Historical MarkersGeorge Davis-D 35

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A marker in Kirkland, a suburb of Wilmington, on Bus. US 17.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/6/2015

last visited: 4/8/2003

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