Near Grimesland in Pitt County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 2004 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number F-5.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
Location. 35° 33.296′ N, 77° 10.533′ W. Marker is near Grimesland, North Carolina, in Pitt County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 33 and Grimes Farm Road (County Road 1569), on the left when traveling west on State Highway 33. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grimesland NC 27837, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tranter's Creek (approx. 4 miles away); Trinity ChurchTrinity School (approx. 5.2 miles away); Black Jack (approx. 5½ miles away); Lindsay C. Warren (approx. 6.4 miles away); John H. Small (approx. 6½ miles away); C. C. Cambreleng (approx. 6½ miles away); Burning Of Washington (approx. 6½ miles away).
Also see . . . Bryan Grimes. “Bryan Grimes was a North Carolina plantation owner and a general officer in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. He fought in nearly all of the major battles of the Eastern Theater of that war. Grimes was the last man in the Army of Northern Virginia to be appointed by Robert E. Lee as a major general. He also led the final attack of that army shortly before its surrender to Union forces at Appomattox Court House on the morning of April 9, 1865.” (Submitted on February 12, 2012.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2012, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 642 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 12, 2012, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.