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551st Parachute Infantry Battalion (Separate) Memorial image, Touch for more information
By Roger C Pate, December 11, 2015
551st Parachute Infantry Battalion (Separate) Memorial
North Carolina (Scotland County), Hoffman — 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion (Separate)
This monument is dedicated to the heroic men of the Five Hundred Fifty First Parachute Infantry Battalion (Separate)who made the ultimate sacrifice on the battlefields of Europe during World War II. Their motto was Aterrizar y Atacar Land and . . . — Map (db m94444) HM WM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurel Hill — Ida Yarn Mill
Second oldest textile manufacturing plant in Scotland County. Built by Mark Morgan in 1882. Powered by water wheels. Named in memory of Ida Malloy Morgan (1874-1876), deceased infant daughter of Mark and Margaret Cameron Morgan. Operated here until . . . — Map (db m94446) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurel Hill — Murdoch Morrison — Civil War Gun Factory
Manufactured rifles and other weapons for the Confederate Army, 1861-1865. Destroyed by Gen. W.T. Sherman's Army, March 9, 1865. Located here. — Map (db m77349) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurel Hill — Murdoch Morrison Gun Factory — Guns and Smoke — Carolinas Campaign
(preface) The Carolinas Campaign began of February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the March to the Sea. Sherman's objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to . . . — Map (db m77356) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurel Hill — Original Richmond Cotton Mill
First textile manufacturing plant in Scotland County, built by Col. Charles Malloy in 1867. Powered by water wheels. Machinery said to have come from a sunken blockade runner. Leased by Mark Morgan in 1872 and became the first of the Morgan . . . — Map (db m77351) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurel Hill — Original Springfield Cotton Mill
Third oldest textile manufacturing plant in Scotland County. Built by Mark Morgan in 1982. Burned down in 1917. Located here. — Map (db m94445) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurel Hill — I-16 — Sherman's March
As Sherman's army moved north from Georgia, several units passed through Laurel Hill and camped in this vicinity, March 8-9, 1865. — Map (db m31336) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — I-90 — Edwin Gill — 1899–1978
State treasurer, 1953–77; commissioner of the revenue, 1942–49. Secretary, Gov. O. Max Gardner, 1931–33. Lived one block N. — Map (db m102208) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — I-46 — James Lytch
Invented the Lytch cotton planter (patented 1878), a favorite of the South, and other implements. Shops were ¼ mile southwest. This was his home. — Map (db m102011) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — Laurinburg — Burning Depot — Carolina's Campaign
Preface: The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the March to the Sea. Sherman's objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to crush . . . — Map (db m56192) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — I-91 — Laurinburg Institute
Founded 1904 by E.M. and Tinny McDuffie to educate black students upon encouragement by Booker T. Washington. Campus 100 yds. east. — Map (db m102209) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — Old Laurel Hill Church — "O when will this cruel war end" — Carolina Campaign
(preface) The Carolina Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the March to the Sea. Sherman’s objective was to join with Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to . . . — Map (db m70334) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — Our Confederate Heroes — CSA — Comrades 1861-1865
(Front): To the Confederate soldiers of Scotland County, the record of whose sublime self-sacrifice and undying devotion to duty in the service of their country is a fond heritage of a loyal posterity. (Right): "We care not . . . — Map (db m56328) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — Quackenbush
Front William Graham Quackenbush Orange County, North Carolina December 12, 1849 March 9, 1903 Laurinburg, North Carolina Back Christian, Scholar, Philanthropist Twenty One Years Principal Laurinburg High School . . . — Map (db m56316) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — Scotland County Veterans Memorial
[Front Face] In honor of those who served in the military forces of the United States of America in war and peace, and in loving memory of those who gave their lives in that service. [Side1] Panama 1989-1990 World War I 1917-1918 . . . — Map (db m56488) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — I-15 — Sherman's March
As Sherman's army moved north from Georgia on its path of destruction, one part entered North Carolina near here, March 4-7, 1865. — Map (db m28292) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — I 19 — Sherman's March
A part of Sherman's army, marching from Savannah to Goldsboro, camped at Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church, 2/3 mi. SW, Mar. 8-9, 1865. — Map (db m70347) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — I-56 — St. Andrews Presbyterian College
Chartered 1958; opened 1961. Formed by merger of colleges dating from 1858. Coeducational, four-year liberal arts college. — Map (db m28293) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — Stewart-Hawley-Malloy House — "Roads Almost Impassable" — Carolinas Campaign
Preface: The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the March to the Sea. Sherman's objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to crush . . . — Map (db m56312) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — I-57 — Stewartsville Cemetery
Begun 1785. Congressman James Stewart gave land. J. C. McLaurin, who founded Laurinburg, and many Scots buried here. Two miles southwest. — Map (db m56172) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — Terry Sanford 1917-1998
. . . — Map (db m94447) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — World War II Glider Pilots
In memory of the combat glider pilots and other airborne assault personnel who trained at the Laurinburg-Maxton Army Air Field during World War II. This memorial is dedicated to those brave young Americans, especially to those who in large numbers . . . — Map (db m94448) HM WM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Maxton — K-63 — Laurinburg-Maxton Air Base
U.S. Army Air Force glider base, 1942-45. Trained units active in D-Day assault, June 6, 1944. Field 3 mi. N. — Map (db m56186) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Wagram — I 85 — Gerald Johnson — 1890-1980
Journalist and author. Progressive observer of the South and politics. Moved to Baltimore in 1926. Born 1 mile E. — Map (db m77347) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Wagram — I 3 — John Charles McNeill
Notable North Carolina poet, 1874-1907. House in which he was born restored at his burial site 1½ miles west. — Map (db m77348) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Wagram — Spring Hill Baptist Church
Here stood the first building of the Spring Hill Baptist Church, founded in a log cabin in this area by the Rev. Daniel White on May 23, 1813. — Map (db m70352) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Wagram — I 48 — Temperance Hall
Meeting hall of the Richmond Temperance and Literary Society, 1860 to 1890's. Sacked by Sherman's army in 1865. Stands 1½ mi. W. — Map (db m77346) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Wagram — Wagram — "Damnest marching I ever saw" — Sherman — Carolinas Campaign
(preface) The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the March to the Sea. Sherman’s objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to crush . . . — Map (db m70350) HM

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