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Morganton in Burke County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Camp Vance

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
1. Camp Vance Marker
Inscription.  Training camp for state troops, 1861-64, named for Col. Zebulon Vance, war governor, was here. The camp was raided by federal troops in 1864.
 
Erected 2010 by NC Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number N-17.)
 
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 1861.
 
Location. 35° 45.182′ N, 81° 38.76′ W. Marker is in Morganton, North Carolina, in Burke County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 70 and Summers Road, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 70. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morganton NC 28655, 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. General Daniel Morgan (approx. 2.3 miles away); Tod R. Caldwell (approx. 2.4 miles away); Sam J. Ervin, Jr. (approx. 2.4 miles away); Morganton (approx. 2.4 miles away); Burke Courthouse (approx. 2.4 miles away); Our Confederate Soldiers
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By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
2. Camp Vance Marker
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(approx. 2.4 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Morganton (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morganton.
 
Camp Vance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
3. Camp Vance Marker
Camp Vance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
4. Camp Vance Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 14, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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