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[Thistle symbol] Commemorating the settlementof the Upper Cape Fear by theHighland Scotch Two Hundredth Anniversary
The Women of Cumberlandto theirConfederate DeadMay 20, 1861 - May 10, 1902 They died in defence of theirRights For they should fall the tearsof a nation's grief. Lord God of Hosts be with us yet,Lest we forget; lest we forget. [Inscrip…
[Front]Whereas in obedience to President George Washington's Militia Act and the threat of war with European powers, the F.I.L.I. was organized on or near this spot on August 23, 1793, under the leadership of Captain Robert Adam, Lieutenant John W…
The Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry is North Carolina's oldest military unit and the second-oldest militia organization in the U.S. At the start of the Civil War, after North Carolina seceded, the company enrolled in active service for …
Located one block to the north, on the north side of Maiden Lane, Scotch Spring was owned by two prominent citizens, Robert Cochran and John Hay, and was a major water source for Fayetteville in the late eighteenth century. Throughout the nineteen…
Near this spot theScottish heroine badefarewell to her husbandAllan MacDonaldof Kingsburgh,and his troops during themarch-out of the Highlandersto the Battle of Moore'sCreek Bridge, February 1776
Established 1918 as U.S. field artillery training center. Named for N.C. native Braxton Bragg, Lt. Col., USA; Gen., CSA.
This is the oldest public cemetery in Fayetteville, begun in 1785. Mrs. Anne K. Kyle, who served as a nurse in the hospital here during the Civil War, established the Confederate Burial Ground soon after Union Gen. William T. Sherman and his army …
Last Confederate officer in Congress, 1911-1930; lawyer & lt.-governor. Grave is 2 blks. east.
Marching to Wilmington after the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, stopped with his army in this town in April, 1781.
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