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Near Jackson in Northampton County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Boon's Mill

 
 
Boon's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2010
1. Boon's Mill Marker
Inscription. Here on July 28, 1863, a Confederate force repulsed a Union march on the vital Wilmington and Weldon Railroad. Breastworks 50 yds. S.W.
 
Erected 1959 by North Carolina Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number E-64.)
 
Location. 36° 22.651′ N, 77° 27.173′ W. Marker is near Jackson, North Carolina, in Northampton County. Marker can be reached from Boone's Mill Road near U.S. 158. Touch for map. Boone's Mill Road was old road bed across the millpond that has been converted into a picnic area with a view of the battlefield. It is only accessible from US-158, on the east side of mill pond. The old bridge on Boone's Mill Road has been removed. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson NC 27845, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry K. Burgwyn (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sir Archie (approx. mile away); Thomas Bragg (approx. 2 miles away); Northampton County Courthouse (approx. 2.1 miles away); Matt W. Ransom (approx. 2.2 miles away); Caledonia (approx. 7 miles away); Halifax Runaway Ads (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Related marker.
Wide view of the Boon's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2010
2. Wide view of the Boon's Mill Marker
Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study the marker shown.
 
Also see . . .  VisitNorthamptonNC.com - Boones Mill Pond Dam. (Submitted on May 25, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Boone's Millpond image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2010
3. Boone's Millpond
The view across today's millpond. Looking from the approximately Confederate position toward the Union position.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 736 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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