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Hatteras in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Forts

 
 
Confederate Forts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 12, 2013
1. Confederate Forts Marker
Inscription. Fort Hatteras and Fort Clark, 2 miles s.west, fell to Union troops on Aug. 29, 1861, after two days of heavy naval bombardment.
 
Erected 1959 by North Carolina Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number B-38.)
 
Location. 35° 12.417′ N, 75° 42.108′ W. Marker is in Hatteras, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 12 and Coast Guard Drive, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 12. Click for map. Located at the exit road from the North Carolina Ferry docks. Marker is in this post office area: Hatteras NC 27943, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flagship USS Minnesota/Hotel de Afrique (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maritime Casualties of the American Civil War/Loss of the USS Monitor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burnside's Expedition Crossing Hatteras Bar/The Burnside Expedition at Hatteras Inlet (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Clark/The Bombardment of Fort Hatteras (approx. mile away); America's 1st Attempt at Civil War Reunification (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mitchell Demonstrates Air Power
Confederate Forts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 9, 2013
2. Confederate Forts Marker
(approx. 4.8 miles away); Paukenschlag (approx. 10 miles away); Life at the Light (approx. 10.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hatteras.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 411 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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