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Near Kure Beach in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

W.H.C. Whiting

1824 - 1865

 
 
W.H.C. Whiting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
1. W.H.C. Whiting Marker
Inscription. Confederate major general and engineer. He devised the Cape Fear defense system. Wounded nearby in fall of fort. Died in Union hospital.
 
Erected 1995 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number D 102.)
 
Location. 33° 58.202′ N, 77° 55.116′ W. Marker is near Kure Beach, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Fisher Boulevard South (U.S. 421) and Battle Acre Road, on the left when traveling south on Fort Fisher Boulevard South. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kure Beach NC 28449, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Fisher (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Fisher (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Fisher Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Fisher Since 1865 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Headquarters of Fort Fisher (about 300 feet away); Capture! (about 400 feet away); A Trophy of War (about 500 feet away); Fort Fisher’s Armstrong Canon (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kure Beach.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Fisher. North Carolina Historic
W.H.C. Whiting Marker (facing south) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
2. W.H.C. Whiting Marker (facing south)
Sites. (Submitted on March 15, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
W.H.C. Whiting Marker (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
3. W.H.C. Whiting Marker (facing north)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 728 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 15, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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