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Near Laurinburg in Scotland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Sherman's March

 
 
Sherman's March, Marker I-15 image. Click for full size.
By Roger Pate
1. Sherman's March, Marker I-15
Inscription. As Sherman's army moved north from Georgia on its path of destruction, one part entered North Carolina near here, March 4-7, 1865.
 
Erected 1940 by North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program. (Marker Number I-15.)
 
Location. 34° 41.38′ N, 79° 31.883′ W. Marker is near Laurinburg, North Carolina, in Scotland County. Marker is on U.S. 401, on the right. Touch for map. It is located approximately 100 yards from NC/SC state line on US 401 North bound lane, on right as you leave SC headed towards Laurinburg. Marker is in this post office area: Laurinburg NC 28352, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Lytch (approx. 4.1 miles away); Daniel Calhoun Roper (approx. 4.5 miles away in South Carolina); St. Andrews Presbyterian College (approx. 4.5 miles away); Original Springfield Cotton Mill (approx. 6.4 miles away); Terry Sanford 1917-1998 (approx. 7 miles away); Edwin Gill (approx. 7 miles away); Laurinburg (approx. 7 miles away); Ammons Family Cemetery (approx. 7.1 miles away in South Carolina). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laurinburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Sherman's March, Marker I-15 image. Click for full size.
By Roger Pate, June 29, 2009
2. Sherman's March, Marker I-15
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2010, by Roger Pate of Laurinburg, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,043 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 7, 2010, by Roger Pate of Laurinburg, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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