85th Redoubt, Marker BBB-6
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow
N 35° 50.888 W 076° 45.584
18S E 341088 N 3968533
Quick Description: 85th Redoubt. Union fort built by the 85th New York Regiment. It was taken on April 18, 1864, in one of the heaviest assaults of the seige.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 5/6/2006 1:26:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMC1V
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GeoGordie
Views: 27

Long Description:

Text on marker:

85th Redoubt
Union fort built by the 85th New York Regiment. It was taken on April 18, 1864, in one of the heaviest assaults of the seige.

This historical marker is loacated on Campbell Street at Wilson Street in Plymouth (the notation in Guide to North Carolina Highway Historical Markers: Ninth Edition indicating it is located on Winston Street is incorrect). It was erected in 1961.

The 85th Redoubt was also known as Fort Wessells.

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-6: 85th Redoubt

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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