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Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

United States Colored Troops

 
 
United States Colored Troops Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
1. United States Colored Troops Marker
Inscription.
Black soldiers & white officers in Union army, 1863-1865. About 500 involved in Wilmington campaign buried here.
 
Erected 2010 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number D 111.)
 
Location. 34° 14.256′ N, 77° 55.327′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (Business U.S. 17) and South 21st Street, on the right when traveling west on Market Street. Click for map. The marker is near the entrance to Wilmington National Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2011 Market Street, Wilmington NC 28405, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A National Cemetery System (within shouting distance of this marker); Oakdale Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Johnson Jones Hooper (approx. half a mile away); Wilmington College (approx. 0.7 miles away); John N. Maffitt (approx. one mile away); James F. Shober (approx. one mile away); St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); William G. Craig House (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Categories. African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
United States Colored Troops-Wilmington National Cemetery in the background image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
2. United States Colored Troops-Wilmington National Cemetery in the background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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