"... suddenly and unexpectedly met the enemy"Federal expeditions frequently disrupted Confederate activities late in 1863. Union forces often assembled here at Red Banks Church because it was near Confederate camps. On December 17, 1863, a Federal attack near here on the camp of Co. H, 3rd North Carolina Cavalry, resulted in the capture of thirty-five men.
|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||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 11:35pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 287887 N 3938974|
|Decimal Degrees||35.57176667, -77.34066667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 34.306', W 77° 20.44'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 34' 18.36" N, 77° 20' 26.40" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2601 E Fire Tower Rd, Greenville NC 27858, US|
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