Craven County Digital History Exhibit

Rawle's Mills, Ford where the 44th Massachusetts
were "Baptised"

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Title: Rawle's Mills, Ford where the 44th Mass. were "Baptised"

Creator: Reed, William Garrison

Subject: Washington (N.C.)
                Rawles Mills (N.C.)  
                Roads--North Carolina
                Swamps--North Carolina

Description: Image of a roadway with a footpath over a swamp in eastern North Carolina in 1884. Reed further describes this photo as "The Ford Near Rawle's Mills, where the Forty-fourth was 'baptized.'--At the time of the skirmish, Nov. 2, 1862, there was no bridge, and the water at that place was quite three feed deep. The woods beyond the bridge are on ground from six to ten feet above the level of the road, and the enemy was concealed by the foliage."

Date: October 1884

Type: Image

Format: 7-13/16x6 inches (199x150 mm)

Identifier: XXV.30

Source: Donated by William Garrison Reed, 1926.

Relation: One image from a collection of 48 images in a photo album.

Coverage: Washington (N.C.), Rawles Mills (N.C.)

Rights: Permission to use this photograph must be obtained from the New Bern-Craven County Public Library, 400 Johnson Street, New Bern, NC 28560. Must cite as: William Garrison Reed Photo Album, New Bern-Craven County Public Library.


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Images scanned and text prepared by Victor T. Jones, Jr.

This page last edited on 19 Aug 09.

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