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Near Raeford in Hoke County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Sherman's March

 
 
Sherman's March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
1. Sherman's March Marker
Inscription. General Sherman, with a part of his army, on March 9-10, 1865, camped here at Bethel Presbyterian Church (organized before 1800).
 
Erected 1955 by North Carolina Archives Conservation and Highway Department. (Marker Number I-45.)
 
Location. 34° 57.324′ N, 79° 16.597′ W. Marker is near Raeford, North Carolina, in Hoke County. Marker is at the intersection of Laurinburg Road (U.S. 401) and John Russell Road (County Road 1207), on the right when traveling west on Laurinburg Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Raeford NC 28376, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edenborough Medical College (approx. 2.6 miles away); Monroe’s Crossroads (approx. 4 miles away); McPhaul’s Mill (approx. 6.2 miles away); Temperance Hall (approx. 7.1 miles away); John Charles McNeill (approx. 7.2 miles away); Gerald Johnson (approx. 7.2 miles away); Wagram (approx. 8 miles away); Spring Hill Baptist Church (approx. 8.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Raeford.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Civil
 
Wide view of the Sherman's March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
2. Wide view of the Sherman's March Marker
Bethel Presbyterian Church (1852) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
3. Bethel Presbyterian Church (1852)
 
 
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