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

85th Redoubt

 
 
85th Redoubt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. 85th Redoubt Marker
Inscription.  Union fort built by the 85th New York Regiment. It was taken on April 18, 1864, in one of the heaviest assaults of the siege.
 
Erected 1961 by Archives and Highway Departments, Confederate Centennial Commission. (Marker Number BBB-6.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 50.889′ N, 76° 45.583′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, North Carolina, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Wilson Street and Campbell Street, on the right when traveling north on Wilson Street. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hoke's Final Line (approx. one mile away); Fort Williams (approx. 1.1 miles away); Union Earthworks (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Plymouth (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Plymouth (approx. 1.3 miles away); Roanoke River Lighthouse (approx.
Wilson St & Campbell St image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. Wilson St & Campbell St
1.3 miles away); Hampton Academy (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ausbon House (approx. 1.3 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 Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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