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Plymouth in Washington County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Ransom's Assault

 
 
Ransom's Assault Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Ransom's Assault Marker
Inscription.  General Matt Ransom's brigade formed in line of battle near here in the final Confederate attack, April 20, 1864.
 
Erected 1961 by Archives and Highway Departments, Confederate Centennial Commission. (Marker Number BBB-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. A significant historical date for this entry is April 20, 1860.
 
Location. 35° 52.241′ N, 76° 43.978′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, North Carolina, in Washington County. Marker is on East Main Street west of General Pettigrew Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plymouth NC 27962, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Naval Action (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Compher Battlefield (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Plymouth Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Plymouth (approx. 0.6 miles away); Latham House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Carthagenia Lodge
E Main St & Gen Pettigrew Dr image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. E Main St & Gen Pettigrew Dr
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Plymouth State Normal School (approx. 0.8 miles away); New Chapel Baptist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 21, 2022