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1861-1865Our Confederate DeadC.S.A.Hertford County ChapterU.D.C.
1915 The World War 1918Erected to the memory ofHertford County Heroeswho freely gave their allto their Country's call
Founded in 1886 for blacks by Calvin S. Brown, pastor, Pleasant Plains Baptist Church. Later a public school named for Brown.
A detachment of United States troops burned Winton on February 20, 1862. The first town in N.C. to be burned during the Civil War.
After Union Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside captured Roanoke Island in February 1862, he decided to "sweep Albemarle Sound clean of [Confederate] defenses," establish inland bases of operation, and encourage eastern North Carolina Unionists. Winton, the …