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Near Windsor in Bertie County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Naval Battle, 1864

 
 
Naval Battle, 1864 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Naval Battle, 1864 Marker
Inscription. The Confederate ironclad ram Albemarle, led by Capt. J.W. Cooke, crossed Batchelor's Bay, May 5, 1864, and fought seven Union warships 15 mi. E.
 
Erected 1996 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number A 57.)
 
Location. 35° 57.934′ N, 76° 45.003′ W. Marker is near Windsor, North Carolina, in Bertie County. Marker is at the intersection of North Carolina Route 45 and Batchelor Bay Drive, on the left when traveling north on State Route 45. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Windsor NC 27983, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Scotch Hall" (approx. 5.2 miles away); Salmon Creek and Eden House: Seedbed of the Colony (approx. 5.7 miles away); Ransom's Assault (approx. 6.6 miles away); CSS Albemarle (approx. 6.7 miles away); a different marker also named CSS Albemarle (approx. 6.7 miles away); Naval Action (approx. 6.7 miles away); Battle of Plymouth Memorial (approx. 6.7 miles away); Fort Compher Battlefield (approx. 6.7 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
NC 45 & Batchelor Bay Dr image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. NC 45 & Batchelor Bay Dr
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 331 times since then and 3 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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