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Captain of Confederate cruiser "Florida" and ironclad "Albemarle." With U.S. Coast Survey, 1842-1858. Blockade runner; Grave 14 blks. N.E.
1st known black physician with an M.D. degree in N.C. Practiced 1878-89. Home and office stood one block north.
Est. in 1852. Includes graves of Confederate leaders, officers, and soldiers, & victims of yellow fever epidemic. Six blocks N.
Black soldiers & white officers in Union army, 1863-1865. About 500 involved in Wilmington campaign buried here.
Civil War Dead
An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 an April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union troops. This…
Editor and humorist, creator of "Simon Suggs" and other characters of the Southern frontier. Born in this city, 1815.
Founded in 1947 by New Hanover County. The forerunner of UNC Wilmington operated until 1961 in Isaac Bear Elementary School, which stood 75 feet south.
Longest railroad in the World when completed in 1840. Length 161-½ mi. Terminus was 4 blocks W.
Crusader for education. President, UNC, 1896-1900; Tulane, 1900-04; Virginia, 1904-31. This was his birthplace.
Congregation formed in 1865. Present church constructed 1880 on land donated by Geo. Peabody. Located 2 blocks east.