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North Carolina Civil War Trail - Carolina City
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 79scouts
N 34° 43.420 W 076° 45.066
18S E 339665 N 3843795
Quick Description: North Carolina Civil War Trail Marker, Carolina City located at the Crystal Coast Welcome Center in Morehead City.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 7/28/2010 8:11:16 AM
Waymark Code: WM9BTQ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 9

Long Description:
A favorite resort stop - Burnside Expedition

Camps for Confederate troops early in the war became a Union base and headquarters in March 1862 as Northern troops advanced on Fort Macon from New Bern. The Confederate troops burned all that they thought was useful to the North. Abandoned after the activity, Carolina City became part of Morehead City.
Type of site: Other Military Site

3409 Arendell Street (Route 70)
Morehead City, NC USA

Admission Charged: No Charge

Website: [Web Link]

Driving Directions:
From the northern Outer Banks, use NC 12 to the Cedar Island-Ocracoke ferry. Ferry to Cedar Island where NC 12 joins US 70 W to Morehead City/Atlantic Beach/Beaufort. From the west, use I-40 to US 70 E to Morehead City/Atlantic Beach/Beaufort. Fr

Phone Number: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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