North Carolina

North Carolina (HMS5R)

Location: Dunn, NC 28334 Harnett County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 15.981', W 78° 40.318'

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Civil War Trails

North Carolina's Civil War stories are as diverse as its landscape. The Outer Banks and coastal rivers saw action early in the war, as Union forces occupied the region. Stories abound of naval battles, blockade running, Federal raids, and the Confederacy's struggle to supply its armies. Other tales are told in the western mountains, a sometimes-lawless region where Unionists and Confederates fought a war within a war. In the rolling central piedmont, memories linger of Union Gen. William T. Sherman's relentless march north early in the spring of 1865, when his army defeated the Confederates under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston. Finally, on April 26, Johnston surrendered, essentially ending the Civil War.
Experience these and many more stories as you tour the North Carolina Civil War Trails. Please drive carefully as you visit the sites where ironclads and wooden ships, spies and smugglers, heroes and villains, slaves and soldiers engaged in the greatest conflict in American history.
HM NumberHMS5R
Series This marker is part of the North Carolina Civil War Trails series
Placed ByNorth Carolina Civil War Trails
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 10:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 711765 N 3905065
Decimal Degrees35.26635000, -78.67196667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 15.981', W 78° 40.318'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 15' 58.86" N, 78° 40' 19.08" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)910, 919
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 376 State Rd 1780, Dunn NC 28334, US
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