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Newport in Carteret County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Newport Barracks

 
 
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By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
1. Newport Barracks Marker
Inscription. Command post for Union defense system from New Bern to Morehead City, 1862-1865. Was 1/3 mi. E.
 
Erected 1979 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number C 57.)
 
Location. 34° 46.608′ N, 76° 51.61′ W. Marker is in Newport, North Carolina, in Carteret County. Marker is at the intersection of East Chatham Street and Roberts Road, on the right when traveling north on East Chatham Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport NC 28570, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Newport Barracks (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bogue Sound Blockhouse (approx. 3.2 miles away); SS Pevensey (approx. 6 miles away); N.C. State Highway Patrol (approx. 7 miles away); Carolina City (approx. 7.1 miles away); Siege of Fort Macon (approx. 7.1 miles away); Camp Glenn (approx. 7.1 miles away); a different marker also named Carolina City (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Newport Barracks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
2. Newport Barracks Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 841 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 26, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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