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Kinston in Lenoir County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Ram Neuse

 
 
Ram Neuse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
1. Ram Neuse Marker
Inscription.  Confederate Ironclad, built at Whitehall and floated down the Neuse. Grounded and burned by Confederates in 1865. Remains are 250 yds. S.
 
Erected 1965 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number F-15.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. 35° 16.095′ N, 77° 37.216′ W. Marker is in Kinston, North Carolina, in Lenoir County. Marker is on West Vernon Avenue (U.S. 70/258), on the right when traveling east. Located in front of the CSS Neuse and Caswell State Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kinston NC 28504, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grave of Richard Caswell (a few steps from this marker); Richard Caswell (a few steps from this marker); Moving the CSS Neuse (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Taylor Wood, CSN (approx. 2.2 miles
Markers in Front of the State Historic Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
2. Markers in Front of the State Historic Site
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away); Cat Hole (approx. 2.2 miles away); CSS Neuse Confederate Ironclad Gunboat (approx. 2.2 miles away); CSS Neuse (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Town Of Kingston (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kinston.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers related to the CSS Neuse.
 
Also see . . .  CSS Neuse Site Photos. More photos of the remains. (Submitted on May 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
CSS Neuse's Display Shelter image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
3. CSS Neuse's Display Shelter
Remains of the Neuse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 7, 2010
4. Remains of the Neuse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 895 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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