Camp Alamance

Camp Alamance (HMJR1)

Location: Burlington, NC 27217 Alamance County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 5.662', W 79° 26.131'

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At this site on 1 June 1861 soldiers of the 6th NC State Troops, commanded by Col. Charles Fisher president of the NC Railroad, drilled before departing for the war front. In July 1861, they became the first troops ever carried by rail into battle. Their first conflict was 1st Manassas where Col. Fisher was killed. The 6th NC fought bravely in all major battles as members of the army of Northern Virginia. They were paroled by the Union in April 1865 at war's end in Appomattox, Virginia.
HM NumberHMJR1
Series This marker is part of the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series
Year Placed1998
Placed ByCol. Charles Fisher Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 2:33pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 640840 N 3995548
Decimal Degrees36.09436667, -79.43551667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 5.662', W 79° 26.131'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 5' 39.72" N, 79° 26' 7.86" W
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Area Code(s)336
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-138 E Webb Ave, Burlington NC 27217, US
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