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Image for Confederate Ironclad Ram C.S.S. Neuse, Kinston, North Carolinaview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesConfederate Ironclad Ram C.S.S. Neuse, Kinston, North Carolina

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The remain of a Confederate ironclad ram ship, the C.S.S. Neuse, are displayed at this historic site in Kinston. The posted coordinates will take you to interpretive signage outside the visitors center. Guided tours are held throughout the day when the center is open.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/3/2006

last visited: 1/8/2010

Image for Battle of Kinston Harriet's Chapel — Foster's Raid —  Lenoir County, North Carolina view gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Kinston Harriet's Chapel — Foster's Raid — Lenoir County, North Carolina

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Marker is on Richlands Road (U.S. 258) 0.2 miles south of New Bern Road (U.S. 70), on the right when traveling north

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/1/2010

last visited: 1/8/2010

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNorth Carolina-Civil War Trails - Kinston NC

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North Carolina's Civil War stories are as diverse as its landscape. The Outer Banks and coastal rivers saw action early in the war, as Union forces occupied the region.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/25/2020

last visited: never

Image for Confederate Headquarters Bragg's Command Post - Lenoir County, North Carolina view gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesConfederate Headquarters Bragg's Command Post - Lenoir County, North Carolina

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Marker is on New Bern Road (U.S. 70) near Neuse Road (North Carolina Road 1804).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/1/2010

last visited: 1/5/2010

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Wyse Fork Last Mass Capture of Union Troops — Carolinas Campaign — Lenoir County, North Carolina

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Marker is in Kinston, North Carolina, in Lenoir County. Marker is at the intersection of New Bern Road (U.S. 70) and Woodmen Way on New Bern Road

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/1/2010

last visited: 1/8/2010

Image for Battle of Kinston Foster's Position on Southwest Creek — Foster's Raid —  Lenoir County, North Carolina view gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Kinston Foster's Position on Southwest Creek — Foster's Raid — Lenoir County, North Carolina

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Marker is near Kinston, North Carolina, in Lenoir County. Marker is at the intersection of Richlands Road (U.S. 258) and Stroud's Corner Road on Richlands Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/1/2010

last visited: 1/8/2010

Image for Hookerton Defenses Confederate Crossing and Headquarters - Hookerton NCview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHookerton Defenses Confederate Crossing and Headquarters - Hookerton NC

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In July 1863, Union Gen. Edward E. Potter, returning to New Bern after his raid, had his troops set fire to the Hookerton Bridge as they made their way across Greene County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/24/2020

last visited: never

Image for Scuffleton Bridge Failed to Burn - Ayden NCview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesScuffleton Bridge Failed to Burn - Ayden NC

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About sunset, Edwards’s Scuffleton Bridge guard fired a volley at Potter’s advance troops, then scattered. The Federals captured twelve Confederates, repaired the bridge with fence rails, and marched across it into Pitt County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/17/2020

last visited: never

Image for Burney Place "... yelling like wild Indians" - Grifton NCview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBurney Place "... yelling like wild Indians" - Grifton NC

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As Union Gen. Edward E. Potter’s column marched through Pitt County toward New Bern, the Confederate 50th North Carolina Infantry attacked its rear nearby on July 22, 1863. They found not only contrabands (escaped slaves) following the Federals, as was usual, but also uniformed black soldiers—most likely members of the 1st North Carolina Colored Volunteers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/24/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFort Fisher Hero - Ayden, NC

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CWT marker commemorates a hero of the fight for Fort Fisher, Pvt. Christopher Columbus Bland, who is buried here (Hancock's Primitive Baptist Church, Ayden, NC).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geodave88

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 1/30/2009

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHaddocks Crossroads-Confederate Camp - Winterville NC

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After Union forces occupied New Bern in March 1862, Confederate Maj. John N. Whitford established a camp here at Haddocks Crossroads, the intersection of the main roads from Greenville to New Bern and to Kinston.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/8/2020

last visited: never

Image for Chasing Gen. Potter Pursuers and Pursued - Farmville NCview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesChasing Gen. Potter Pursuers and Pursued - Farmville NC

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On July 20, 1863, Union Gen. Edward E. Potter led his cavalrymen through Pitt County from Tarboro on the return march to New Bern.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/20/2020

last visited: never

Image for Mount Olive-Garrard's Raid - Mount Olive NCview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMount Olive-Garrard's Raid - Mount Olive NC

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Foster also dispatched Maj. Jeptha Garrard with 500 cavalrymen of the 23rd New York Artillery to strike Mount Olive station on the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/28/2020

last visited: never

Image for Red Banks Primitive Baptist Church - Greenville, NCview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRed Banks Primitive Baptist Church - Greenville, NC

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Church building that was burned by U.S. troops in 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ECPirates

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 5/14/2013

Image for Black Jack-Four Corners or The Chapel - Greenville NCview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBlack Jack-Four Corners or The Chapel - Greenville NC

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At 8 a.m. on Sunday, July 19, 1863, Union Gen. Edward E. Potter rode into Black Jack (which the Federals called Four Corners or The Chapel) with 800 cavalrymen.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/17/2020

last visited: never

Image for “Uncle Billy” Comes to Bentonville, Four Oaks, NC, USAview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites“Uncle Billy” Comes to Bentonville, Four Oaks, NC, USA

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One of the stops on the auto auto-tour of the Bentonville Battlefield, this marker assists the reader in understanding the troop movements and timelines.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/5/2018

last visited: 5/24/2018

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPotter's Raid - Greenville NC

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Marker at Town Commons Park on 1st Street in Greenville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ECPirates

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/6/2008

last visited: 5/14/2013

Image for Confederate States Armory - Kenansville, NCview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesConfederate States Armory - Kenansville, NC

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The battle and Destruction by the Union.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/22/2011

last visited: 6/23/2016

Image for Confederate States Armory - Kenansvlle, NCview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesConfederate States Armory - Kenansvlle, NC

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Two side by side, with different views of the same location

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/22/2011

last visited: 6/23/2016

Image for Otter Creek Bridge Skirmish "...difficult ...to carry" - Falkland NCview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesOtter Creek Bridge Skirmish "...difficult ...to carry" - Falkland NC

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Union Gen. Edward E. Potter led his cavalrymen through Falkland on Sunday evening, July 19, 1863, on the way to Tarboro and Rocky Mount.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/20/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe War Comes to Warsaw-Lewis's Railroad Raid - Warsaw NC

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During the war, the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad was part of a rail network that transported vital supplies north to Confederate forces in Virginia. Cutting that line became an important Union objective.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/8/2020

last visited: never

Image for New Bern National Cemetery-Honoring the Union Dead - New Bern NCview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Bern National Cemetery-Honoring the Union Dead - New Bern NC

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After the war, the remains of Union dead buried in New Bern and the surrounding area, including Beaufort, Hatteras, and locations along the coast, were reinterred here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/28/2020

last visited: never

Image for Greenwood Cemetery-Historic Burial Site - New Bernview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGreenwood Cemetery-Historic Burial Site - New Bern

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Greenwood Cemetery, established in 1882 on the grounds of an earlier cemetery, is New Bern’s second-oldest public cemetery and the first city-owned cemetery for African Americans.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/28/2020

last visited: never

Image for William Henry Singleton From Slavery to Freedom  -  New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina view gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWilliam Henry Singleton From Slavery to Freedom - New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina

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Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is on Queen Street near Johnson Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/1/2010

last visited: 1/10/2010

Image for Jones House, Confederate Jail - New Bern, NCview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesJones House, Confederate Jail - New Bern, NC

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The Jones House was used as a jail during the Federal occupation of New Bern.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LJParr

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/21/2011

last visited: 5/13/2013

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