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By Don Morfe, August 18, 2014
Samson L. Faison Marker
North Carolina (Duplin County), Faison — F 29 — Samson L. Faison
Brigadier General, U.S. Army, in World War I. Decorated for helping break the Hindenburg Line. His birthplace is 350 yards northwest. — Map (db m77310) HM
North Carolina (Duplin County), Kenansville — F 27 — Confederate Armory
Est. by Louis Froelich, 1861. Moved here, 1863. Produced sabers, lances, bayonets, cutlasses, and accessories until 1864. — Map (db m77264) HM
North Carolina (Duplin County), Kenansville — Confederate States ArmoryCutting the Supply Line — Confederate Lifeline
Throughout the Civil War, North Carolina furnished much of the material that the Confederate armies needed to sustain field operations. Here in Kenansville, the Confederate States Army produced military supplies ranging from swords to knapsacks. . . . — Map (db m77287) HM
North Carolina (Duplin County), Kenansville — Confederate States ArmoryDetermined Production — Confederate Lifeline
In April 1861, Louis Froelich, a Bavarian immigrant, began manufacturing uniform buttons in Wilmington for North Carolina soldiers. With Hungarian partner Col. Bela Estvan, Froelich operated his first arms factory for the Confederacy from November . . . — Map (db m77289) HM
North Carolina (Duplin County), Warsaw — Duplin Old Courthouse Site
Erected 1754. Stood one mile north. Served until Sampson County was created from Duplin County in 1784. — Map (db m55496) HM
North Carolina (Duplin County), Warsaw — F-63 — Henry L. Stevens, Jr.1896–1971
Veterans leader. National Commander of American Legion, 1931–32; Superior Court judge, 1939–62. He lived 2 blocks north. — Map (db m28610) HM
North Carolina (Duplin County), Warsaw — F-26 — James Kenan
Revolutionary leader, member Provincial Congresses, conventions 1788, '89; militia brigadier general; trustee of University. Grave 2 mi. N. — Map (db m55497) HM
North Carolina (Duplin County), Warsaw — The War Comes to WarsawLewis's Railroad Raid — Confederate Lifeline
During the war, the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad was part of a rail network that transported vital supplies north to Confederate forces in Virginia. Cutting that line became an important Union objective. On July 5, 1863, Lt. Col. George W. . . . — Map (db m77306) HM
North Carolina (Duplin County), Warsaw — Veteran’s Memorial
Warsaw, N.C. is home to the oldest, continuous Veterans Day celebration in America. First held November 11, 1921 This WWII 155mm howitzer is placed in honor of all veterans who sacrificed for our freedom Erected in remembrance by Duplin County . . . — Map (db m39651) HM

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