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South Mills in Camden County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Battle of South Mills

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, June 30, 2012
1. Battle of South Mills Marker
Inscription. Confederates, on Apr. 19, 1862, repelled Union army here, prevented demolition of Dismal Swamp Canal locks three miles N.W.
 
Erected 1998 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number A 8.)
 
Location. 36° 25.154′ N, 76° 17.634′ W. Marker is in South Mills, North Carolina, in Camden County. Marker is on State Highway 343 0.2 miles south of Nosay Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: South Mills NC 27976, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Battle of South Mills (approx. 2.3 miles away); McBride Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Dismal Swamp Canal (approx. 2.7 miles away); First School (approx. 9 miles away); A Town Divided (approx. 9.1 miles away); Wright Brothers in the Albemarle (approx. 9.1 miles away); W. O. Saunders (approx. 9.1 miles away); a different marker also named A Town Divided (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Mills.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battle of South Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 30, 2012
2. Battle of South Mills Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 2, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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