Goldsboro in Wayne County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Major Rail Center
In December 1862, during Union Gen. John G. Foster's raid, his troops temporarily cut the railroad line. In 1865, Goldsboro was Union Gen. William T. Sherman's main objective on his march through the Carolinas.Three Union armies converged here to use the railroads for
Erected by North Carolina Civil War Trails.
Marker series. This marker is included in the North Carolina Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 35° 22.999′ N, 77° 59.567′ W. Marker is in Goldsboro, North Carolina, in Wayne County. Marker is on William Street near Mulberry Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located at the Wayne County Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Goldsboro NC 27530, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seymour Johnson AFB History / 4th Fighter Wing History Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wayne County Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Wm. T. Dortch (about 500 feet away); Charles B. Aycock (about 500 feet away); North Carolina Press Association (about 600 feet away); John Lawson (about 600 feet away); Company E, 119th Infantry, Goldsboro Rifles World War I Monument First Pentecostal Holiness Church Congregation (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Goldsboro.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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