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

Battle of Plymouth

 
 
Battle of Plymouth Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 13, 2014
1. Battle of Plymouth Marker
Inscription.  Confederate troops led by Gen. Robert F. Hoke, aided by ram Albemarle, retook Union-occupied town, April 17-20, 1864.
 
Erected 2014 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number B-9.)
 
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 month for this entry is April 2012.
 
Location. 35° 51.886′ N, 76° 45′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, North Carolina, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of West Third Street and Washington Street, on the right when traveling west on West Third 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. A different marker also named Battle of Plymouth (within shouting distance of this marker); Ausbon House (within shouting distance of this marker); Hampton Academy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Plymouth United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); a different marker
Battle of Plymouth Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 13, 2014
2. Battle of Plymouth Marker
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also named Battle of Plymouth (about 800 feet away); Ram Albemarle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brick House Landing (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Old Marker At This Location also titled "Battle of Plymouth".
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Plymouth (1864). Wikipedia entry (Submitted on March 6, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
USS Southfield, sinking after a battle with CSS Albemarle image. Click for full size.
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3. USS Southfield, sinking after a battle with CSS Albemarle
"Southfield" was a former Staten Island Ferry
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on March 6, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 1, 2022