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Civil War Battles

Although there was much division in the state concerning secession, North Carolina did secede on May 20, 1861. General Joseph Johnston surrendered the last major Confederate Army to General William Sherman near Durham on April 26, 1865.

A map illustrating the sites and names of all battles in North Carolina during the Civil War.Battles fought in North Carolina


References and additional resources:

"Civil War in North Carolina." (accessed June 19, 2024).

"North Carolina as a Civil War Battlefield." North Carolina Historic Sites (accessed June 19, 2024).

"North Carolina Civil War Images." Flickr.  Raleigh, North Carolina: State Archives of North Carolina. (accessed June 19, 2024).

"North Carolina Civil War Map Guide." North Carolina Civil War Trails. (accessed June 19, 2024).

"North Carolina in the Civil War." North Carolina Historic Sites (accessed June 19, 2024).

"The Civil War Along the Outer Banks." National Park Service (accessed June 19, 2024).

Williard, Davis C. "North Carolina in the Civil War." 2010. (accessed June 19, 2024).

Image Credits:

Moore, Mark Anderson. "Map of North Carolina's Civil War campaigns and battles." (accessed June 19, 2024).