“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Fayetteville in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)


Arsenal Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
1. Arsenal Marker
This tablet marks the site of an important arsenal of the Confederate government. Authorized by the United States Congress, 1836; captured by North Carolina, April 22, 1861; transferred to the Confederate government, June 5, 1861; and destroyed by Major-General W.T. Sherman, March 11-14, 1865.

Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry
and the North Carolina Arsenal

The Laying of the Cornerstone
19 April 1838
Antebellum Guard Duty
Seized and Occupied for the Confederate Government
22 April - 6 May 1861
Unveiling of Arsenal Marker
22 May 1928
FILI Bicentennial 1793-1993

Erected 1928 by The North Carolina Historical Commission and the J.E.B. Stuart Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 35° 3.263′ N, 78° 53.548′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker
FILI Arsenal Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
2. FILI Arsenal Marker
At base of other marker.
is at the intersection of Bradford Avenue and Arsenal Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Bradford Avenue. Click for map. Marker is near the east wall of the Museum of the Cape Fear. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Arsenal Avenue, Fayetteville NC 28305, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1897 Poe House (a few steps from this marker); Arsenal Stones (within shouting distance of this marker); Arsenal Park (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Arsenal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. Arsenal (about 500 feet away); Forging and Casting [and] Smith's Shops (1839 - 1842) (about 600 feet away); The "Ghost" Tower (about 600 feet away); Engine House (1838 - 1848) (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fayetteville.
Also see . . .  Fayetteville Arsenal. (Submitted on November 10, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. MilitaryWar, US Civil
Arsenal Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
3. Arsenal Marker
The Museum of the Cape Fear in background.
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 740 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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