America's 1st Attempt at Civil War Reunification

America's 1st Attempt at Civil War Reunification (HMV0I)

Location: Hatteras, NC 27943 Dare County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 13.201', W 75° 41.403'

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Orchestrated by Union Colonel Rush C. Hawkins, the Hatteras Convention was held nearby on November 18, 1861. The state's secession was declared null and void, Hatteras was proclaimed the capitol and Marble Nash Taylor became provisional governor. Taylor called for a special Congressional election held November 28 but, Charles Henry Foster's unanimous election by the four island precincts was ignored by the 37th United States Congress. Abraham Lincoln's May 28, 1862 selection of Edward Stanley as military governor effectively ended all claims to local government
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HM NumberHMV0I
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 6:26am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 437200 N 3897660
Decimal Degrees35.22001667, -75.69005000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 13.201', W 75° 41.403'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 13' 12.06" N, 75° 41' 24.18" W
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Area Code(s)252
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 57181-57183 State Rd 1237, Hatteras NC 27943, US
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