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Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William W. Loring

 
 
William W. Loring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
1. William W. Loring Marker
Inscription. Major general in the Confederate Army, lieut. colonel in Mexican War, general in Egyptian Army, 1870-79. His birthplace was 1 bl. W.
 
Erected 1950 by Archives, Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number D 42.)
 
Location. 34° 13.954′ N, 77° 56.749′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is on South 3rd Street (U.S. 17) 0.1 miles south of Orange Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Catherine Kennedy Home (a few steps from this marker); Whistler's Mother (within shouting distance of this marker); George Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Toomer Moore (within shouting distance of this marker); Adrian House (within shouting distance of this marker); Fanning House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William E. Worth House (about 300 feet away); St. John's Lodge (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
S 3rd St (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
2. S 3rd St (facing north)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 911 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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