Near Dunn in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Confederate First Line
trenches crossing the
road at this point,
March 15-16, 1865.
Erected 1961 by Archives and Highway Departments. Confederate Centennial Commission.
Location. 35° 15.11′ N, 78° 40.829′ W. Marker is near Dunn, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Burnett Road (North Carolina Route 82), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is on Burnett Road, just south of the Harnett County line. Marker is in this post office area: Dunn NC 28335, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Taliaferro’s Division (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Averasboro (within shouting distance of this marker); Rhett’s Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 20th Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Second Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oak Grove (approx. ¼ mile away); Federal Artillery (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Averasboro (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dunn.
Also see . . . History of the Battle of Averasboro. Averasboro Battlefield Commission. (Submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Additional keywords. Battle of Averasboro
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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