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Jacksonville in Onslow County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Onslow Raid

 
 
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By Don Morfe, August 16, 2014
1. Onslow Raid Marker
Inscription.
Federal gunboat Ellis attacked this town Nov. 23, 1862, then ran aground downstream. It was abandoned under Confederate crossfire.
 
Erected 2001 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number C 38.)
 
Location. 34° 45.1′ N, 77° 26.384′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, North Carolina, in Onslow County. Marker is at the intersection of South Marine Boulevard (Business U.S. 17) and Old Bridge Street, on the right when traveling east on South Marine Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville NC 28540, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Operation Desert Storm Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Montford Point (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Montford Point (approx. 1.5 miles away); Beirut Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away); Onslow County 9/11 Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away); Edward B. Dudley (approx. 2.2 miles away); New River Aviation Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Camp Lejeune (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
Onslow Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 16, 2014
2. Onslow Raid Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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