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Hatteras in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Forts

 
 
Confederate Forts Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 12, 2013
1. Confederate Forts Marker
Inscription.  Fort Hatteras and Fort Clark, 2 miles s.west, fell to Union troops on Aug. 29, 1861, after two days of heavy naval bombardment.
 
Erected 1959 by North Carolina Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number B-38.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, 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 August 1705.
 
Location. 35° 12.417′ N, 75° 42.108′ W. Marker is in Hatteras, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 12 and Coast Guard Drive, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 12. Located at the exit road from the North Carolina Ferry docks. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hatteras NC 27943, 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. Welcome to captivating Hatteras Island… (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Propeller From USS Dionysus (about 300 feet away); Flagship USS Minnesota/Hotel de Afrique
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Maritime Casualties of the American Civil War/Loss of the USS Monitor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burnside's Expedition Crossing Hatteras Bar/The Burnside Expedition at Hatteras Inlet (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Clark / The Bombardment of Fort Hatteras (approx. ¼ mile away); America's 1st Attempt at Civil War Reunification (approx. 1.1 miles away); Storm Watch (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hatteras.
 
Confederate Forts Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 9, 2013
2. Confederate Forts Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 923 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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