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South Mills, North Carolina Historical Markers

 
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By Bernard Fisher, June 23, 2012
Battle of South Mills Marker
North Carolina (Camden County), South Mills — Battle of South Mills Fight for the Canal Burnside Expedition —
Early in 1862, Union Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside led an expedition to secure the coast of North Carolina and occupy strategically important sites such as New Bern and Elizabeth City. After Burnside learned of the March 9 clash between USS . . . — Map (db m56761) HM
North Carolina (Camden County), South Mills — A 8 — Battle of South Mills
Confederates, on Apr. 19, 1862, repelled Union army here, prevented demolition of Dismal Swamp Canal locks three miles N.W. — Map (db m57037) HM
North Carolina (Camden County), South Mills — A 12 — Dismal Swamp Canal
Connects Albemarle Sound with Chesapeake Bay. Begun 1790; in use by War of 1812. — Map (db m56763) HM
North Carolina (Camden County), South Mills — A 63 — McBride Church
Methodist since 1792. Begun as Anglican c. 1733. Visited by bishops Francis Asbury and Thomas Coke. Building erected 1837; remodeled 1882. 2½ mi. E. — Map (db m56764) HM

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