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

Battle of Plymouth

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Battle of Plymouth Marker
Inscription. Confederate troops led by Brig. Gen. R. F. Hoke achieved a brilliant victory in the capture of Plymouth from the United States military and naval forces, April 17-20, 1864.

The iron-clad “Albemarle,” commanded by Capt. J. W. Cook, assisted in the capture. While at anchor 600 feet north of this spot, it was sunk by the enemy, Oct. 27, 1864.
 
Erected 1928 by North Carolina Historical Commission, Plymouth Chamber of Commerce.
 
Location. 35° 52.001′ N, 76° 44.928′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, North Carolina, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Adams Street, on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 Adams St, Plymouth NC 27962, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ram Albemarle (a few steps from this marker); Washington County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Rt. Rev. Alfred Augustin Watson (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Plymouth United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); Latham House
Battle of Plymouth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. Battle of Plymouth Marker
(about 600 feet away); Ausbon House (about 600 feet away); Cushing’s Torpedo (about 600 feet away); Siege of Plymouth, NC (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 340 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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