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Plymouth in Washington County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Siege of Plymouth, NC

 
 
Siege of Plymouth, NC Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Siege of Plymouth, NC Marker
Inscription.
Union Forces
Under the command of General Henry Walton Wessells
Engaged and captured April 17-20, 1864.

"Plymouth Pilgrims"
16th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry
2nd Massachusetts Heavy Artillery - Companies G & H
12th New York Cavalry - Companies A & F
24th Independent Battery B New York Veteran Light Artillery
85th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry
2nd North Carolina Union Volunteers - Companies B & E
3d PA Heavy Artillery - Detachment Co. A
101st Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry
103d Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry
10th U.S. Colored Infantry - Detachment
37th U.S. Colored Infantry - Recruits
2nd U.S. Colored Cavalry - Recruits
U.S. Army gunboats Bombshell and Dolly

Union Naval Forces
Under the command of Lieutenant Commander Charles W. Flusser
U.S.S. Miami
U.S.S. Southfield
U.S.S. Massasoit
U.S.S. Whitehead
U.S.S. Ceres

Dedicated on the 135th Anniversary - April 17, 1999

 
Erected 1999.
 
Location. 35° 52.104′ N, 76° 44.889′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, North Carolina, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of
E Water ST & Madison St image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. E Water ST & Madison St
East Water Street and Madison Street, on the right when traveling west on East Water Street. Click for map. Located in frontof the Port O’ Plymouth Roanoke River Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 E Water St, Plymouth NC 27962, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Replica 6.4 inch Brooke Rifled Canon (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Plymouth (within shouting distance of this marker); CSS Albemarle (within shouting distance of this marker); Rt. Rev. Alfred Augustin Watson (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named CSS Albemarle (within shouting distance of this marker); Cushing’s Torpedo (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Latham House (about 500 feet away); Washington County Courthouse (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 307 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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