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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Louisburg, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Franklin County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Franklin County, NC (7) Granville County, NC (13) Halifax County, NC (62) Johnston County, NC (77) Nash County, NC (25) Vance County, NC (7) Wake County, NC (118) Warren County, NC (16)  FranklinCounty(7) Franklin County (7)  GranvilleCounty(13) Granville County (13)  HalifaxCounty(62) Halifax County (62)  JohnstonCounty(77) Johnston County (77)  NashCounty(25) Nash County (25)  VanceCounty(7) Vance County (7)  WakeCounty(118) Wake County (118)  WarrenCounty(16) Warren County (16)
Location of Louisburg, North Carolina
    Franklin County (7)
    Granville County (13)
    Halifax County (62)
    Johnston County (77)
    Nash County (25)
    Vance County (7)
    Wake County (118)
    Warren County (16)
 
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1North Carolina (Franklin County), Louisburg — Camp Site for Sherman's ArmyLouisburg at the End of the War
On May 1, 1865, five days after Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston surrendered to Union Gen. William T. Sherman near Durham Station, approximately 12,000 to 15,000 troops of Sherman’s Army of the Tennessee camped in Louisburg en route to . . . Map (db m77880) HM
2North Carolina (Franklin County), Louisburg — Franklin Male Academy Buildingcirca 1805
Chartered on January 6th, 1787, the earliest ancestor of Louisburg College. This building was first used in January 1, 1805. It was closed and moved to this site in 1905 from a location to the southwest.Map (db m77840) HM
3North Carolina (Franklin County), Louisburg — Franklin's Confederate Soldiers Monument1861-1865 — To Our Confederate Dead —
Side 1 In memory of Franklin's Confederate Soldiers that their heroic deeds, sublime self-sacrifice and undying devotion to duty and country may never be forgotten. Side 2 Deo Vindice. "When can their glory fade? O the . . . Map (db m77882) WM
4North Carolina (Franklin County), Louisburg — E 114 — John Williamson1846 - 1911
Former slave. Member, legislature, six terms; newspaper publisher & advocate of education. Grave is 1/2 mile west.Map (db m41329) HM
5North Carolina (Franklin County), Louisburg — E 26 — Louisburg College
Opened in 1857 on the site of the Franklin Academy, chartered 1787. Now a Methodist Junior College, coeducational.Map (db m77881) HM
6North Carolina (Franklin County), Louisburg — E 33 — Richard Warfington
Member of Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-06. Led the return trip from Mandan villages. Born 1777 near here.Map (db m41128) HM
 
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