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Near Murfreesboro in Hertford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Potecasi Creek

 
 
Potecasi Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
1. Potecasi Creek Marker
Inscription. Scene of minor skirmish between Confederate & Union troops driving on Richmond and Weldon Railroad, July 26, 1863. Breastworks 60 yds. SW.
 
Erected 1960 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number A 56.)
 
Location. 36° 24.488′ N, 77° 0.176′ W. Marker is near Murfreesboro, North Carolina, in Hertford County. Marker is on U.S. 158 east of Sheriff Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Murfreesboro NC 27855, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chowan Academy (approx. 3.9 miles away); Hertford County UDC Monument (approx. 3.9 miles away); Burning of Winton (approx. 4 miles away); Hertford County WWI Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Burning of Winton (approx. 4 miles away); Richard J. Gatling (approx. 5.4 miles away); Lafayette (approx. 5.6 miles away); John H. Wheeler (approx. 5.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
US 158 at Potecasi Creek bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
2. US 158 at Potecasi Creek bridge
Nearby Civil War breastworks image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
3. Nearby Civil War breastworks
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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