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

Murdoch Morrison

Civil War Gun Factory

 
 
Murdoch Morrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 19, 2014
1. Murdoch Morrison Marker
Inscription.  
Manufactured rifles and other weapons for the Confederate Army, 1861-1865. Destroyed by Gen. W.T. Sherman's Army, March 9, 1865. Located here.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is March 9, 1865.
 
Location. 34° 49.224′ N, 79° 31.771′ W. Marker is in Laurel Hill, North Carolina, in Scotland County. Marker is on Old Wire Road (State Highway 144) west of Crest Mill Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laurel Hill NC 28351, 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. Murdoch Morrison Gun Factory (here, next to this marker); Original Richmond Cotton Mill (here, next to this marker); Sherman's March (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ida Yarn Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Original Springfield Cotton Mill (approx. 2.6 miles away); Old Laurel Hill Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); a different marker also named Sherman's March (approx. 4.2 miles away); Laurinburg Institute (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laurel Hill.
 
Murdoch Morrison Marker next to Original Richmond Cotton Mill marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 19, 2014
2. Murdoch Morrison Marker next to Original Richmond Cotton Mill marker
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Murdoch Morrison Marker next to Civil War Trail marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 19, 2014
3. Murdoch Morrison Marker next to Civil War Trail marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 480 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 21, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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