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Hampstead in Pender County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Topsail Battery

 
 
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By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
1. Topsail Battery Marker
Inscription.  
Confederate breastworks were constructed in this vicinity in 1862 to protect Wilmington from an attack from the north and for coastal defense.
 
Erected 2009 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number D 100.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 34° 21.351′ N, 77° 43.439′ W. Marker is in Hampstead, North Carolina, in Pender County. Marker is on U.S. 17 south of Washington Acres Road (County Route 1582), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampstead NC 28443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Davis (approx. 5.4 miles away); Missile Tests (approx. 5˝ miles away); Prisoner Exchange (approx. 9.9 miles away); Early Drawbridge (approx. 10 miles away); James Innes (approx. 10 miles away); Alexander Lillington (approx. 10.6 miles away); General John Ashe (approx. 11.1 miles away); Edward Moseley (approx. 12.4 miles away).
 
Topsail Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
2. Topsail Battery Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 535 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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