Near Grimesland in Pitt County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 2004 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number F-5.)
Location. 35° 33.296′ N, 77° 10.533′ W. Marker is near Grimesland, North Carolina, in Pitt County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 33 and Grimes Farm Road (County Road 1569), on the left when traveling west on State Highway 33. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grimesland NC 27837, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tranter's Creek (approx. 4 miles away); Trinity Church (approx. 5 miles away); Trinity School (approx. 5.2 miles away); Black Jack (approx. 5½ miles away); Lindsay C. Warren (approx. 6.4 miles away); John H. Small (approx. 6½ miles away); C. C. Cambreleng (approx. 6½ miles away); Burning Of Washington (approx. 6½ miles away).
Also see . . . Bryan Grimes. “Bryan Grimes was a North Carolina plantation owner and a general officer in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. He fought in nearly all of the major battles of the Eastern Theater of that war. Grimes was the last man in the Army of Northern Virginia to be appointed by Robert E. Lee as a major general. He also led the final attack of that army shortly before its surrender to Union forces at Appomattox Court House on the morning of April 9, 1865.” (Submitted on February 12, 2012.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2012, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 508 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 12, 2012, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.