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Greene County North Carolina Historical Markers

 
Close up of the map on the Scuffleton Bridge Marker image, Touch for more information
By Don Morfe, August 14, 2014
Close up of the map on the Scuffleton Bridge Marker
North Carolina (Greene County), Ayden — Scuffleton Bridge Failed to Burn Potter's Raid
(preface) On July 18, 1863, Union Gen. Edward E. Potter led infantry and cavalry from New Bern to destroy the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad bridge at Rocky Mount. The infantry feinted toward Kinston and returned to New Bern. Potter raided . . . — Map (db m76875) HM
North Carolina (Greene County), Hookerton — Hookerton Defenses Confederate Crossing and Headquarters Potter's Raid
(preface) On July 18, 1863, Union Gen. Edward E. Potter led infantry and cavalry from New Bern to destroy the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad bridge at Rocky Mount. The infantry feinted toward Kinston and returned to New Bern. Potter raided . . . — Map (db m76890) HM
North Carolina (Greene County), near Snow Hill — F-66 — James Glasgow ca. 1735-1819
The first Secretary of State of N.C., 1777-98. Glasgow (now Greene) County was named for him. Convicted of land fraud. Lived 2 mi. N.E. — Map (db m66656) HM
North Carolina (Greene County), near Stantonsburg — F-31 — Peacock's Bridge
Here Lt. Col. Tarleton's British dragoons and Colonel James Gorham's militia engaged in a skirmish, May, 1781. — Map (db m65010) HM
North Carolina (Greene County), Snow Hill — Grimsley Baptist Church Rest, Feed, and Forage Potter's Raid
(Preface): On July 18, 1863 Union Gen. Edward E. Potter led infantry and cavalry from New Bern to destroy the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad bridge at Rocky Mount. The infantry feinted toward Kinston and retreated to New Bern. Potter raided . . . — Map (db m31170) HM
North Carolina (Greene County), Snow Hill — Hull Road
This road was part of the original Hull Road cut by General Hull in the march of the British Army through Eastern North Carolina during the Revolutionary War Two miles east is the grave of Thomas Holliday General in the American Army in the . . . — Map (db m31171) HM
North Carolina (Greene County), Snow Hill — F-37 — Nooherooka
Tuscarora stronghold. Site of decisive battle of the Tuscarora War, March 20-23, 1713, when 950 Indians were killed or captured. Site 1 mi. N. — Map (db m64927) HM

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