Union Fiasco - The First Battle

Union Fiasco - The First Battle (HMJ36)

Location: Kure Beach, NC 28449 New Hanover County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 58.277', W 77° 55.179'

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On Christmas Day 1864 Federal warships engaged the fort. Approximately 2,700 Union infantry disembarked from the Union transports. However, the absence of army/navy cooperation, bad weather, and rumors of rebel reinforcements prevented the success of the expedition.
HM NumberHMJ36
Marker Number10
Placed ByFort Fisher State Historic Site‎
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 11:27am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 230241 N 3762814
Decimal Degrees33.97128333, -77.91965000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 58.277', W 77° 55.179'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 58' 16.62" N, 77° 55' 10.74" W
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Area Code(s)910
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1253-1299 Fort Fisher, Kure Beach NC 28449, US
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