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U.S. Civil War SitesBlakely Cannon - Raleigh NC

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Fawcett, Preston & Company of Liverpool, England, cast this 4-inch, 18-pounder rifled cannon in 1862 and sold it to the Confederacy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 2/26/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesSherman Receives News of Lee's Surrender in Smithfield - Smithfield NC

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In the early morning hours of April 12, 1865, two Union officers arrived here and delivered a telegram from General Ulysses S. Grant to General William T. Sherman, who was quartered in the Old Johnston County Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Bentonville - Selma NC

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At Bentonville, General William T. Sherman's Union Army, advancing from Fayetteville toward Goldsboro, met and battled the Confederate Army of General Joseph E. Johnston.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesArsenal Park - Fayetteville NC

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The outbreak of the American Civil War resulted in the arsenal being surrendered to North Carolina and turned over to the Confederacy. The facility was quickly manufacturing ammunition, repairing rifles, and modernizing muskets.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/9/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesArsenal Stones - Fayetteville NC

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These stones formed part of the foundations for buildings within the main arsenal compound. When United States troops destroyed the arsenal in 1865, local citizens salvaged usable building materials.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/9/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesConfederate Arms Factory, Greensboro, NC

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Site of Tarpley, Garrett & Co., manufacturer of the Tarpley breech-loading carbine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/19/2007

last visited: 8/26/2017

Image for Kinston Battlefield Park-Harriet's Chapel and Starr's Battery Site - Kinston NCview gallery

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U.S. Civil War SitesKinston Battlefield Park-Harriet's Chapel and Starr's Battery Site - Kinston NC

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This site was the center of the Confederate’s final line of defense during the Dec. 13-14, 1862 Battle of Kinston. It occurred as Union General John G. Foster’s Division was enroute from New Bern to Goldsboro to destroy the Wilmington-Weldon Railroad Bridge

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/25/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFighting at Harriet's Chapel-Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park - Kinston NC

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On December 14, Union troops overwhelmed the Confederate line at Harriet’s Chapel. After making a determined stand, the outnumbered Confederates withdrew, fighting as they pulled back toward Jones Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Night of December 13, 1862 Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park - Kinston NC

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After the fighting near Southwest Creek, the Confederates withdrew toward Kinston. Marching north, they crossed a creek and waded through the frigid swamp. Many cold, wet soldiers spent a miserable night at Harriet’s Chapel.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Site of Harriet's Chapel-Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park - Kinston NC

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Harriet’s Chapel saw some of the most intense fighting of the Battle of Kinston. In 2010, Historical Preservation Group moved this building, once New Beaverdam Primitive Baptist Church, to this site to interpret Harriet’s Chapel’s role.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesCaring for the Wounded-Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park - Kinston NC

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As the fighting surged past the church and the battle moves into Kinston, surgeons of both armies began the task of caring for the wounded. Harriet’s Chapel became a refuge and men from both sides found care at the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Confederate Defenses of Kinston-Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park - Kinston NC

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Confederate engineers built fortifications around Kinston and along the approaches from New Bern. You can see a portion of these earthworks from the boardwalk.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesWessells' Advance—December 14, 1862-Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park - Kinston NC

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Gen. John Gray Foster’s long blue line slowly marched north from Southwest Creek toward the Confederate line. The Confederates, behind a formidable line of earthworks protected by a swamp in their front, braced for the Union assault.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Center of the Confederate Line-Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park - Kinston NC

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Harriet’s Chapel stood in the center of the Confederate line. A heavily wooded wetland stood in front of the line. Behind it was the Neuse River. Three regiments of infantry and two batteries of artillery held this portion of the Confederate line.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Action in the Swamp-Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park - Kinston NC

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A large swamp separated the advancing Union army and the Confederate defenders one-half mile north. The swamp slowed the Union advance and provided cover for the Confederates.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Union Artillery-Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park - Kinston NC

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Twenty-four guns of the 3rd New York Artillery supported Gen. Wessells’ infantry as they advanced through the swamp toward the Confederate line. The overwhelming firepower of Union infantry and artillery forced the Confederates to abandon the line.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesStarr's Battery-Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park - Kinston NC

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In front of you is the position held by Capt. Joseph B. Starr’s Battery. Starr’s Battery defended this position against the Union advance on December 14. Finally, his ammunition exhausted, Starr withdrew across the Neuse River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

Image for Battle of Wyse Fork March 8-10, 1865 - Wyse Fork NCview gallery

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Wyse Fork March 8-10, 1865 - Wyse Fork NC

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The Battle of Wyse Fork (also known as the Battle of Kinston and the Battle of Southwest Creek) involved one of the largest concentrations of troops ever on North Carolina soil. The armies engaged were exceeded in size only by those at Bentonville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesGeneral Robert Hoke Memorial - Wyse Fork NC

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Near this spot, March 8, 1865, about 9 a.m., Hoke's Division, C.S.A. under the immediate command of Major-General Robert F. Hoke, broke the advanced columns of Cox's First Division, 23rd Corps, U.S.A.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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