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Near Dunn in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Taliaferro’s Division

 
 
Taliaferro’s Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 18, 2006
1. Taliaferro’s Division Marker
The monument honors Confederate troops of Taliaferro’s Division who fought here at the Battle of Averasboro. It is located at the site of the Confederate first line of defense.
Inscription.
Elliott’s Brigade
22nd GA BN         28th GA BN
Hanleiter’s BN         Manigault’s BN
2nd SC Heavy Arty BN
Gist Guard Arty
6th NC BN Armory Guards

Rhett’s Brigade
1st SC Inf (Reg)
1st SC Heavy Arty BN
Lucas’s SC BN

Artillery Batallion
LeGardeur’s Btry
Stuart’s Btry

[ Rear of Marker: ]
Dedicated to the
Confederate Soldiers
of
Taliaferro’s Division
who fought and died
during
the Battle of Averasboro
March 15-16, 1865

 
Location. 35° 15.114′ N, 78° 40.834′ W. Marker is near Dunn, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Burnett Road (North Carolina Route 82), on the right 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. Confederate First Line (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
Taliaferro’s Division Marker (rear view) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. Taliaferro’s Division Marker (rear view)
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Oak Grove (approx. Ľ 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.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PlacesWar, US Civil
 
Marker on Averasboro Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Marker on Averasboro Battlefield
Taliaferro’s Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
4. Taliaferro’s Division Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,188 times since then and 124 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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