Lamb Expands the Fort, 1862-1865

Lamb Expands the Fort, 1862-1865 (HMJ2Z)

Location: Kure Beach, NC 28449 New Hanover County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 58.325', W 77° 55.115'

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Col. William Lamb took command on July 4, 1862. For two years over 1,000 soldiers, slaves, and free blacks worked six days a week.

J.A. McMillan, a soldier at Fort Fisher, wrote: "They everlastingly make us work. ? We work nine hours these hot days."
HM NumberHMJ2Z
Marker Number5
Placed ByFort Fisher State Historic Site‎
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 6:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 230342 N 3762900
Decimal Degrees33.97208333, -77.91858333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 58.325', W 77° 55.115'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 58' 19.50" N, 77° 55' 6.90" W
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Area Code(s)910
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 114 Fort Fisher, Kure Beach NC 28449, US
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