The Resource The history of Fort Ocracoke in Pamlico Sound, Robert K. Smith, (ebook)

The history of Fort Ocracoke in Pamlico Sound, Robert K. Smith, (ebook)

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The history of Fort Ocracoke in Pamlico Sound
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The history of Fort Ocracoke in Pamlico Sound
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Robert K. Smith
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eng
Summary
Pamlico Sound is one of the most storied bodies of water among North Carolina's Outer Banks. Early colonists to Roanoke Island used it for protection. Blackbeard the pirate was killed there in 1718, and General Washington relied on it for transportation in the Revolutionary War. It wasn't a surprise, then, that the Confederate bastion of Fort Ocracoke was built in those same waters. Said to be capable of mounting fifty guns, the fort was part of the coastal defense system of the state. After Union victories on nearby Hatteras Island, the fort was destroyed and its whereabouts lost for generations. Author Robert K. Smith led an archaeological mission to find the once lost fort and presents the harrowing story of its past and discovery for the first time
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Smith, Robert K
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non fiction
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  • Fort Ocracoke (N.C.)
  • Fortification
  • North Carolina
  • Confederate States of America
  • Soldiers
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • North Carolina
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adult
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The history of Fort Ocracoke in Pamlico Sound, Robert K. Smith, (ebook)
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9781625854353
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MWT11456760
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11456760
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The history of Fort Ocracoke in Pamlico Sound, Robert K. Smith, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781625854353
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11456760
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11456760
System control number
MWT11456760
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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