Historical Marker Series

North Carolina Civil War Trails

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www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM16R_currituck-county-courthouse_Currituck-NC.html
Currituck has been the county government seat since 1723. The core of the present courthouse to the right and jail in front of you were here when the Civil War began. On March 31, 1862, the "Currituck Light Cavalry" began enlisting on the grounds under Capt…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1TT_bennett-place_Durham-NC.html
(Preface, upper left) : The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the "March to the Sea." Sherman's objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to crush …
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1WC_battle-of-bentonville_Four-Oaks-NC.html
(Preface):The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the "March to the Sea." Sherman's objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to crush Gen. Robert E.…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1WF_battle-of-averasboro_Dunn-NC.html
Preface: The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the "March to the Sea." Sherman's objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to crush Gen. Robert E. …
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2LX_fort-johnston_Southport-NC.html
Confederate Lifeline. On January 9, 1861, as secession fever swept the South, an armed body of civilians overwhelmed Fort Johnston's lone occupant, Ordinance Sgt. James Reilly, and demanded the keys. Reilly quickly surrendered them and received a receipt in…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2U3_battle-of-averasboro_Dunn-NC.html
(Preface): The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the "March to the Sea." Sherman's objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to crush Gen. Robert E…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM3DX_merging-of-the-armies_Four-Oaks-NC.html
(Preface):The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the "March to the Sea." Sherman's objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to crush Gen. Robert E.…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM3FB_battle-of-averasboro_Dunn-NC.html
(Preface):The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the "March to the Sea." Sherman's objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to crush Gen. Robert E.…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM3W5_fort-anderson_Winnabow-NC.html
In 1861-1862, Col. William Lamb and Maj. John Hedrickconstructed Fort Anderson, one of several Confederatestrongholds that protected Wilmington, a major blockade-running port. They enlarged Fort St. Philip (for St. Philip's Anglican Church on your right), a…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM8BL_hickory-nut-gorge_Mooresboro-NC.html
(Preface): On March 24, 1865, Union Gen. George Stoneman led 6,000 cavalrymen from Tennessee into southwestern Virginia and western North Carolina to disrupt the Confederate supply line by destroying sections of the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, the Nort…
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