an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, in NE North Carolina. 60 miles (97 km) long.
With these two forts the Confederates claimed that they could control the entrance to Albemarle Sound.
The Naval History of the United States Willis J. Abbot.
In 1667, there were no inhabitants in Carolina south of Albemarle Sound; in 1672 scarcely more than four hundred.
Beginnings of the American People Carl Lotus Becker
The rebels then concentrated at Roanoke, which is the key to Albemarle Sound, and an important military position.
Continental Monthly, Vol. I, No. V, May, 1862 Various
an inlet of the Atlantic in NE North Carolina. Length: about 96 km (60 miles)
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