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

Naval Action

 
 
Naval Action Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Naval Action Marker
Inscription.  The Confederate ironclad ram "Albemarle" sank the Union gunboat "Southfield", April 19, 1864, one mile N.E. in the Roanoke River.
 
Erected 1961 by Archives and Highway Departments, Confederate Centennial Commission. (Marker Number BBB-8.)
 
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 date for this entry is April 19, 1968.
 
Location. 35° 52.152′ N, 76° 44.353′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, North Carolina, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Albemarle Drive, on the left when traveling west on East Main 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 walking distance of this marker. Fort Compher Battlefield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Plymouth Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ransom's Assault (approx. 0.4 miles away); Latham House (approx. half a mile away); Carthagenia Lodge
E Main St & Albemarle Dr image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. E Main St & Albemarle Dr
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(approx. half a mile away); New Chapel Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away); Plymouth State Normal School (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Plymouth (approx. half a mile 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 453 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 16, 2022