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Wyse Fork in Lenoir County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

General Robert Hoke Monument

 
 
General Robert Hoke Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, August 21, 2011
1. General Robert Hoke Monument Marker
Inscription. Near this spot, March 8, 1865, about 9 a.m., Hoke's Division, C.S.A. under the immediate command of Major-General Robert E. Hoke, broke the advanced columns of Cox's First Division, 23rd Corps, U.S.A. and captured principally from Upham's brigade 1500 prisoners and three pieces of artillery and at this spot General Braxton Bragg met General Hoke and congratulated him in person upon his glorious victory.
 
Erected 1920 by the North Carolina Historical Commission and the A.M. Waddell Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 35° 13.442′ N, 77° 31.78′ W. Marker is in Wyse Fork, North Carolina, in Lenoir County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 70 and British Road (State Highway 1821), on the left when traveling east on U.S. 70. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kinston NC 28501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Wyse Fork (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Wyse Fork (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named
General Robert Hoke Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, August 21, 2011
2. General Robert Hoke Monument Marker
The “Hoke Monument”
Relocated March 12, 1994 from original site
(.6 miles west) by C.S.S. Ram Neuse Camp
“Sons of Confederate Veterans”
“Rededicated May 20, 1995”
Battle of Wyse Fork (approx. 1.1 miles away); Confederate Headquarters (approx. 1.5 miles away); Battle of Kinston (approx. 3.1 miles away); North Carolina (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kinston (approx. 3.4 miles away); Foster's Raid (approx. 3.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Hoke Monument - DocSouth. (Submitted on March 1, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Original location of General Robert Hoke Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
May 10, 1920
3. Original location of General Robert Hoke Monument Marker
From The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In the image shown above, the two young boys flanking the monument are Robert Hoke Webb and Robert Hoke Pollock, grandsons of General Hoke.
General Robert Hoke Monument and Battle of Wyse Fork Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 20, 2009
4. General Robert Hoke Monument and Battle of Wyse Fork Marker
General Robert Hoke Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, August 21, 2011
5. General Robert Hoke Monument Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,162 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2011, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.   3. submitted on March 1, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on October 23, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   5. submitted on September 10, 2011, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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