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Near Garysburg in Northampton County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Boon's Mill

 
 
Boon's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2010
1. Boon's Mill Marker
Inscription.  Here on July 28, 1863, a Confederate force repulsed a Union march on the vital Wilmington and Weldon Railroad. Breastworks 50 yds. S.W.
 
Erected 1959 by North Carolina Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number E-64.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1841.
 
Location. 36° 22.651′ N, 77° 27.173′ W. Marker is near Garysburg, North Carolina, in Northampton County. Marker can be reached from Boones Mill Road near U.S. 158. Boone's Mill Road was old road bed across the millpond that has been converted into a picnic area with a view of the battlefield. It is only accessible from US-158, on the east side of mill pond. The old bridge on Boone's Mill Road has been removed. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Garysburg NC 27831, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boone's Mill Fight (a few steps from
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this marker); Henry K. Burgwyn (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sir Archie (approx. ¾ mile away); Northampton Memorial Library War Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Bobby Evans (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Church of The Saviour (1898) and Cemetery (1853) (approx. 2 miles away); James H. Jones (approx. 2 miles away); Lafayette's Tour (approx. 2 miles away).
 
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Wide view of the Boon's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2010
2. Wide view of the Boon's Mill Marker
Boone's Millpond image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2010
3. Boone's Millpond
The view across today's millpond. Looking from the approximately Confederate position toward the Union position.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,101 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.

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