Action on the Cashie RiverTo disrupt Confederate recruiting efforts here in Windsor, the Bertie County seat, three Federal transports steamed from Plymouth on the night of January 29, 1864, under U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Charles W Flusser. USS Whitehead and USS Bombshell headed up the Cashie River by way of the connecting "Thoroughfare." USS Massasoit steamed up the Roanoke River to Cedar Landing below Hamilton and disembarked five hundred 103rd Pennsylvania Infantry soldiers at daybreak on January 30. Co. E, 2nd North Carolina Volunteers (US.) landed from Bombshell on the river's eastern side and marched north. A 1,000-man detachment of the 15th Connecticut Infantry disembarked near here from Whitehead.
|Series||This marker is part of the North Carolina Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||North Carolina Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 9:32pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 324824 N 3984824|
|Decimal Degrees||35.99215000, -76.94333333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 59.529', W 76° 56.6'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 59' 31.74" N, 76° 56' 36.00" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 314 Sutton Dr, Windsor NC 27983, US|
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