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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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North Carolina’s official Civil War experience began and ended here. In April 1861, Governor John W. Ellis rejected President Abraham Lincoln’s call for volunteers to suppress the “rebellion” with the words, “You can get no troops from North Carolina.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/2/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNorth Carolina Civil War Trails - Raleigh NC

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/2/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Field HospitalsFirst Baptist Church - U.S. Civil War - Raleigh, NC

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The First Baptist Church on North Salisbury Street was built in 1859, and the lower level was used as a Confederate hospital during the U.S. Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/24/2011

last visited: never

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This building housed the North Carolina Secession Convention in 1861 when North Carolina voted to secede from the Union. The U.S. Army Signal Corp used the top of the rotunda to signal the war's end in 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/10/2006

last visited: 2/26/2022

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMorrisville Engagement-"Scattering them in every direction" - Morrisville NC

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The Morrisville depot of the North Carolina Railroad stood three hundred yards in front of you. It became the focus of fighting here on April 13, 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/27/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFlag of Truce-Negotiating for Raleigh - Clayton NC

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As Union Gen. William T. Sherman’s army closed in on Raleigh along the North Carolina Railroad from Goldsboro, Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’s forces prepared to evacuate the capital and retreat west.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/17/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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CWT marker located at Durham Fire Station #13 describes the movements of General H. Judson Kilpatrick thru Durham, NC during the final days of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geodave88

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/30/2008

last visited: 12/29/2009

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDurham's Station - "Prelude to Peace" - Durham, North Carolina

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Take me out to the ballgame...and learn a little history. North Carolina has placed this Civil War Trails interpretive signage in a high traffic area in town - at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, home of the minor league Durham Bulls baseball team.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/5/2006

last visited: 5/16/2018

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CWT marker located outside the Patterson Mill Country Store in Chapel Hill, NC.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geodave88

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/25/2008

last visited: 8/7/2015

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CWT marker at Duke Homestead State Historic Site and Tobacco Museum, 2828 Duke Homestead Rd, Durham, NC.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geodave88

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/25/2008

last visited: 5/17/2018

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMitchener Station-The Last Review - Selma NC

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This is the Stevens House at Mitchener Station, where in the final days of the war, the last reviews of the Confederate army under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’s command took place on April 4, and April 7, 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/8/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHastings House Johnston’s Headquarters — Carolinas Campaign — Smithfield in Johnston County, North Carolina

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Marker is in Smithfield, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is at the intersection of S Front Street and E Johnston Street, on the right when traveling south on S Front Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/1/2010

last visited: 12/3/2017

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesOccupation of Smithfield - Smithfield, NC

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This Trails sign is part of the Carolinas Campaign driving tour which follows General Sherman's army from the North Carolina, South Carolina border to west of Durham. This one is located in Smithfield, North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/7/2013

last visited: 9/16/2015

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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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBennett Place State Historic Site, Durham, North Carolina

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Bennett Place is a Civil War Discovery Trail Site in Durham, North Carolina. The largest troop surrender of the Civil War took place here on April 26, 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/7/2006

last visited: 2/17/2016

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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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCamp Site for Sherman's Army-Louisburg at the End of the War - Louisburg NC

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Sherman’s Army of the Tennessee camped in Louisburg en route to Washington, D.C. Commanded by Gens. John A. Logan and Oliver O. Howard, their tents filled the groves of Louisburg Female College (1857)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/27/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Last Encampment The Dickson House — Carolina Campaign — Hillsborough in Orange County, North Carolina

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Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from North Carolina Route 86, on the right when traveling south

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/1/2010

last visited: 7/12/2018

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesKittrell Confederate Cemetery

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Kittrell Confederate Cemetery is the final resting place for 54 Confederate soldiers who died at a nearby military hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/28/2006

last visited: 12/31/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesVillage of Bentonville Wounded and Abandoned — Carolinas Campaign — Bentonville in Johnston County, North Carolina

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Marker is in Bentonville, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is on Devil's Racetrack Road (North Carolina Route 1009), on the right when traveling north

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/1/2010

last visited: 2/21/2016

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The Battle of Averasboro was fought on March 15 and 16, 1865. This waymark takes you to interpretive signage outside The Averasboro Battlefield Museum. Continue south on the highway for more markers and monuments.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/14/2006

last visited: 2/15/2016

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesJohnston Establishes His Headquarters, Four Oaks, NC, USA

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One of the stops on the auto auto-tour of the Bentonville Battlefield, this marker assists the reader in understanding the troop movements and timelines.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/5/2018

last visited: 4/21/2018

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One of the stops on the auto auto-tour of the Bentonville Battlefield, this marker assists the reader in understanding the troop movements and timelines.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/5/2018

last visited: 5/23/2018

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMower’s Charge Reaches Johnston’s Headquarters

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One of the stops on the auto auto-tour of the Bentonville Battlefield, this marker assists the reader in understanding the troop movements and timelines.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/5/2018

last visited: 4/21/2018

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