Ransom's Assault: Marker BBB-5
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow
N 35° 52.242 W 076° 43.983
18S E 343542 N 3970994
Quick Description: Ransom's Assault. General Matt Ransom's brigade formed in line of battle near here in the final Confederate attack, April 20, 1864.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 5/6/2006 1:24:17 PM
Waymark Code: WMC1T
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GeoGordie
Views: 48

Long Description:

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Ransom's Assault
General Matt Ransom's brigade formed in line of battle near here in the final Confederate attack, April 20, 1864.

This historical marker is located on East Main Street west of Conaby Creek in Plymouth. It was erected in 1961.

In addition to serving in the Confederate Army, Matt Whitaker Ransom (October 8, 1826 - October 8, 1904) was a Democratic U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina between 1872 and 1895.

This marker is one of the series of historical markers devoted to the Battle of Plymouth. See Waymark WMC1Q (BB-6: Battle of Plymouth) for more information about this battle.

Marker Name: BBB-5: Ransom's Assault

Marker Type: Roadside

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Required Waymark Photo: yes

Local North Carolina markers without State Number Designation: Not listed

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Countrydragon visited Ransom's Assault: Marker BBB-5 1/15/2010 Countrydragon visited it
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