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Laurinburg in Scotland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Sherman's March

 
 
Sherman's March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 25, 2013
1. Sherman's March Marker
Inscription.  A part of Sherman's army, marching from Savannah to Goldsboro, camped at Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church, ⅔ mi. SW, Mar. 8-9, 1865.
 
Erected 1962 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number I-19.)
 
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 year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. 34° 50.448′ N, 79° 27.552′ W. Marker is in Laurinburg, North Carolina, in Scotland County. Marker is at the intersection of Aberdeen Road (U.S. 501) and Old Wire Road (North Carolina Highway 144), on the left when traveling north on Aberdeen Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laurinburg NC 28352, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Laurel Hill Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Laurinburg Institute (approx. 4 miles away); Original Richmond Cotton Mill (approx. 4.2 miles away); Murdoch Morrison Gun Factory (approx. 4.2 miles away); Murdoch Morrison
Sherman's March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, September 4, 2015
2. Sherman's March Marker
Taken looking east on Route 501.
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(approx. 4.2 miles away); Our Confederate Heroes (approx. 4˝ miles away); Quackenbush (approx. 4˝ miles away); Scotland County Veterans Memorial (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laurinburg.
 
Sherman's March - Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, September 4, 2015
3. Sherman's March - Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 22, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2015, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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