Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Fall of Wilmington
Union assault on Hoke's entrenched Confederates led to the city's fall, February 22, 1865. Earthworks were nearby,
Erected 2001 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number D 101.)
Location. 34° 11.598′ N, 77° 55.173′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Shipyard Boulevard (U.S. 117) and South 17th Street, on the right when traveling east on Shipyard Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington NC 28403, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Last Stand At Wilmington (approx. 0.6 miles away); North Carolina Shipbuilding Co. (approx. 0.8 miles away); Edwin A. Anderson (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cassidey Shipyard (approx. 2.9 miles away); Alex Manly (approx. 2.9 miles away); State Salt Works (approx. 3 miles away); Gregory Normal Institute (approx. 3 miles away); Edward B. Dudley (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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