26th N.C. Regimental Band

26th N.C. Regimental Band (HMZ79)

Location: Winston-Salem, NC 27101 Forsyth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 5.57', W 80° 14.37'

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Organized in Salem, NC, March 1862, with members from local Moravian congregations. This volunteer Confederate band provided morale-building music for southern troops in many of the major campaigns during the War Between the States. The band was widely recognized as one of General Lee's favorites and served until captured in retreat from Petersburg, VA on April 5 1865. Imprisoned at Point Lookout, MD. The members were paroled in July 1865.
HM NumberHMZ79
Year Placed1992
Placed ByCapt. M. W. Norfleet Camp 1249 - Sons of Conferderate Veterans
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 9:20am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 568462 N 3994512
Decimal Degrees36.09283333, -80.23950000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 5.57', W 80° 14.37'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 5' 34.20" N, 80° 14' 22.20" W
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Area Code(s)336
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 203-299 Cemetery St, Winston-Salem NC 27101, US
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