A Guide
to
Military Organizations
and Installations
North Carolina 1861-1865


MILITARY INSTALLATIONS


Dr. Mararin identified many of these installations using an atlas of his creation.
It has not been found and many of these locations can not be pin-pointed today. Work continues to identify them.

 Advance, Camp   Near Garysburg, N.C., July, 1861
 Alamans, Camp   N.C.
 Amory, Fort   On Trent River near New Berne, N.C.
 Anderson, Camp   Near Wilmington, N.C., Feb., 1862
 Anderson, Fort (Conf.)  1. Near Wilmington, N.C.
 2. Near New Berne (Union) N.C.
 3. Brunswick, County, N.C.
 Anderson, Fort   Near Wilmington
 Anderson, Fort   On Neuse River near New Berne, N.C.
 Andrews Battery (Conf.)   Wilmington, N.C.
 Badger, Camp  1. Near Fort Fisher, N.C.
 2. Near Old Camp Wyatt, N.C.
 Bartow, Fort   Roanoke Island, N.C.
 Beaufort, Camp  
 Beauregard, Camp  
 Bellamy, Battery (Conf)   Wilmington, N.C.
 Belvidere, Camp   Near Wilmington, N.C.
 Benbow, Camp   14 miles below Wilmington, N.C.
 Blackjack, Camp   Near Kinston, N.C., March, 1862
 Blanchard, Fort (Conf)   Roanoke Island, N.C.
 Bogue Banks   6 miles S.W. Fort Macon, Carteret County
 Boylan, Camp   Near Raleigh, N.C.
 Branch, Camp  1. Near New Bern, N.C., 1862
 2. New Bern, N.C.
 Branch, Fort   Near Hamilton, N.C.
 Brunswick Ferry   Near Wilmington, N.C.
 Buchanan, Battery (Conf)   Confederate Point, N.C.
 Buchanan, Fort   Near Fort Fisher, N.C.
 Burwyn, Camp   Near Wilmington
 Cameron, Camp   Onslow County, N.C.
 Campbell, Battery   On Cape Fear River
 Campbell, Camp   Kinston, N.C.
 Campbell, Fort   Near Smithville (Southport)
 Campbell, Fort   New Hanover County, N.C. (formerly Fort 
  Means, N.C.) Cape Fear River, N.C.
 Caswell, Fort  1. Western bar Cape Fear River, N C., 
    Jan. 17, 1865
 2. Near Smithville, N.C. (1st location)
 3. Near Smithville, N.C. (2nd location)
 Chase, Fort   On Neuse River opposite New Bern, N.C.
 Clark , Fort   3/4 mile from ~ort Hatteras,
 Clark's Island   New Hanover or Brunswick County, N.C.
 Clark, Camp  
 Clingman, Camp  l. Near Goldsboro, N.C., Oct, 1862
 2.Asheville, N.C., August 31, 1861
 Cross, Camp  
 Davis, Camp  1. Mitchell Sound, N.C.
 2. Near Wilmington, N.C., Oct., 1861
 Davis, Fort   Formerly Fort Strong
 Davis, Fort   New Hanover County, N.C.
 Dawson, Battery (Conf)   Wilmington, N.C.
 Dillard, Fort   Gates County, N.C.
 Dulton, Fort   On Neuse River near New Bern, N.C.
 Eagle Island   New Hanover or Brunswick County, NoCo
 Fayetteville Arsenal  
 Ferebee, Camp   Near Snow Hill, N.C., Feb. 1863
 Fisher, Camp  1. High Point, NoC., Sept, 1861
 2. Near New Bern, N.C., Feb. 15, 1862
 3. Near Salisbury, N.C, June, 1862
 Fisher, Fort, N.C.  1. Wilmington approaches
 2. Near Wilmington, N.C.
 Florida, Camp   Topsail Sound, N.C.
 Floyd, Camp   Weldon, N.C.
 Forrest, Fort (Conf)   Near Roanoke Island
 French, Camp   Near Wilmington, N.C. March, 1862
 Gaines, Camp, N.C.  
 Gardner's Ferry   Near Kinston, N.C.
 Garysburg, Camp   In town of same name, in Northampton Co., on Wilmington & Weldon RR
 Gaston, Camp   Near New Bern, N.C., 
    Oct. 1861 & Feb. 1862
 Gaston, Fort  1. On Trent River near New Bern, N.C.
 2. (Union) near New Bern, N.C.
 Gatlin, Camp   Near New Bern, N.C., Feb, 1862
 Georgia, Camp   Roanoke Island, N.C.
 Gordon, Camp   Six miles below Greenville, N.C.,
     Sept. 30,1862
 Gorham, Camp  
 Graham, Camp   Newport, N.C.
 Greene's Battery (Conf)   Wilmington, N.C.
 Hall, Fort   On Pungo River, N.C.
 Hatteras, Fort (Conf)   S. of Roanoke Island, N.C.
 Heath, Camp   Dist. of Cape Fear, N.C. near Wilmington
 Hill, Camp  1. Northampton Co, N.C. 1861
 2. Near Garysburg, N.C.
 3. Wilmington, N.C.
 Hill, Fort   Beaufort County, N.C.
 Hilton, Camp   Near Kinston, N.C.
 Hobson, Battery (Conf)   Wilmington, N.C.
 Hoffman, Camp (Union)   Near New Bern, N.C.
 Holmes, Battery   On Smith's Island
 Holmes, Camp  1. Raleigh, N.C.
 2. Wake County, N.C., May & June 1864
 3- Near Wilmington, N.C. March 1862
 Holmes, Fort   1. Near Smithville on Smith's Island
 Holmes, Fort   Defense-Cape Fear River
 Hopkins, Camp  
 Huger, Fort   Roanoke Island, N.C.
 Hull, Fort   Hyde County, N.C. Oct. 1861
 Instruction, Camps of   Garysburg, N.C. and Raleigh, N.C.
 Jackson, Camp   Wilmington, N.C., Feb. 1865
 Johnson's Mill   Near Kinston, N.C.
 Johnson, Camp   Kinston, N.C.
 Johnson, Fort (Conf)   Near Wilmington, N.C.
 Johnston, Camp   Near Kinston, N. C., May l, 1862
 Johnston, Fort   Smithville, N.C. - Evacuated Jan. 16, 1865
 Lamb, Battery (Conf)   Fort Fisher, N.C.
 Lamb, Camp   Near Wilmington, N.C., March 1862
 Lamb, Fort   Wilmington approaches
 Lane's Ferry   Neuse River, N.C.
 Lane, Fort   Defense of Neuse River, N.C.
 Latham, Camp   Near New Bern, N.C.
 Lee, Fort   Near Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C.
 Lenoir Institute   Near Goldsboro, N.C.
 Leventhorpe, Camp   Wilmington, N.C.
 Long, Camp   Near Garysburg, N.C., Oct. 1862
 McRae, Battery (Conf)   Wilmington, N.C.
 McRee, Battery (Conf)   Wilmington, N.C.
 Means, Fort  
 Meares, Fort (Conf)   Cape Fear River, N.C.
 Meares, Fort   Near Wilmington
 Middle Sound   Near Wilmington, N.C.
 Miller, Battery   Wilmington, N.C.
 Moore's Bastion (Conf)   Wilmington, N.C.
 Morgan, Camp   Wilmington, N.C.
 Moseley's Hall   Near Goldsboro
 Nitre & Mining Service   Lexington, N.C.
 Ocracoke, Fort  
 Parsley, Battery (Conf)   Wilmington, N.C.
 Patterson, Camp   Near Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 1862
 Pemberton, Fort   Green Pond Station, N.C.
 Pender, Fort  1. Near Smithville
 2. Defense-Cape Fear River, N.C.
 Penders, Camp   Hamilton, N.C.
 Pinder, Camp  
 Pool, Camp   Near Kinston, N.C.
 Pugh's Mills   Near Kinston, N.C.
 Raleigh, Camp   Roanoke Island, N.C.
 Randolph, Camp   Goldsboro, N.C.
 Ransom, Camp   Near Kinston, N.C.
 Rayner, Camp   Murfreesboro, N.C.
 Relief, Camp  
 Robertson, Camp   Near Snow Hill, N.C.
 Rockfish Church   New Hanover County, N.C.
 Rollin's Store   Moore County, N.C.
 Rowan, Fort (Union)   Near New Bern, N.C.
 Rowan, Fort   Near New Bern, N.C.
 Rudisell Nitre Mines  
 Saunders, Camp   Onslow County, N.C.
 Scott's Hill   New Hanover County, N.C.
 Shaw, Fort   Near Smithville
 Silver Hill Mine  
 Sloan, Camp   Near Abbeyville, N.C.
 Smelting Works   Lexington, N.C.
 Smith's Battery (Conf)   Wilmington, N.C.
 Smithville (Southport)   Brunswick County, N.C.
 Spinola, Fort (Union)   Near New Bern, N.C. Atlas, P1. 67
 Spinola, Fort   On Neuse River, near New Bern, N.C.
 St. Philip, Fort   Wilmington, N.C.
 Stevenson, Fort (Union)   Near New Bern, N.C.
 Stevenson, Fort   On Neuse River near New Bern, N.C.
 Stokes, Camp   Charlotte, N.C. and Greensboro, N.C
 Stokes, Fort   Near Wilmington, N.C.
 Strong, Fort   Aft. Fort Davis
 Thompson, Fort   Near New Bern, N.C.
 Tomb, Camp   Wilmington, N.C.
 Totten, Fort (Union)   Near New Bern, N.C.
 Totten, Fort   Near New Bern, N.C.
 Tracy Swamp   Jones County, N.C.
 Union Fort (Union)   Near New Bern, N.C.
 Vance, Camp  1. Near Morganton, Burke County, N.C.
 2. Near Caroline City, N.C.
 3. Near Hamilton, N.C.
 4. Goldsboro, N.C.
 5. Near Kittrells, N.C., July 19, 1862
 6. Near Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. 1863
 Washington, Camp   Near Edenton, N.C.
 Wheelersville   12 miles east of Jackson, N.C.
 White Oak River   Onslow County, N.C.
 Whiting, Camp   Near Wilmington, N.C., Feb. 1863
 Wilkes, Camp   Near Beaufort, N.C., Oct. 1861
 Yadkin Institute   N.C.

 

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