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Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fall of Wilmington

 
 
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By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
1. Fall of Wilmington Marker
Inscription.  
Union assault on Hoke's entrenched Confederates led to the city's fall, February 22, 1865. Earthworks were nearby,
 
Erected 2001 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number D 101.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 34° 11.598′ N, 77° 55.173′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Shipyard Boulevard (U.S. 117) and South 17th Street, on the right when traveling east on Shipyard Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington NC 28403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Last Stand At Wilmington (approx. 0.6 miles away); North Carolina Shipbuilding Co. (approx. 0.8 miles away); Edwin A. Anderson (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cassidey Shipyard (approx. 2.9 miles away); Alex Manly (approx. 2.9 miles away); State Salt Works (approx. 3 miles away); Gregory Normal Institute
Fall of Wilmington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
2. Fall of Wilmington Marker
(approx. 3 miles away); Edward B. Dudley (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 482 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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