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

20th Corps

 
 
20th Corps Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 18, 2006
1. 20th Corps Marker
The monument honors the Union troops of the XX Corps who fought in the Battle of Averasboro. The monument is located at the position of the Confederate first line of defense.
Inscription.
1st Division
1st Brigade         2nd Brigade

5th Conn. 46th PA. 2nd Mass. 13th NJ
123rd NY. 141st NY. 107th NY. 150th NY.
3rd Wisc

3rd Brigade
82nd Ill. 101st Ill.
61st Oh. 82nd Oh.
143rd NY. 31st Wisc

3rd Division
1stBrigade         2nd Brigade

70th Ind. 102nd Ill. 33rd Ind. 85th Ind.
105th Ill. 129th Ill. 19th Mi. 22nd Wisc.
79th Oh.

3rd Brigade
20th Conn. 33rd Mass.
136th NY
26th Wisc.
55th Oh. 73rd Oh.

Artillery
1st NY Light, Batteries I and M
1st Oh Light, Battery C
Pa Indpt Battery E Light Arty

[ Rear of Marker: ]
Dedicated to the
Union Soldiers
of the
20th   Corps
who fought and died
during
the Battle of Averasboro
March 14-16, 1865

 
Location. 35° 15.118′ N, 78° 40.863′ W. Marker is near Dunn, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Burnett Road, 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. Battle of Averasboro (within shouting distance of this marker); Taliaferro’s
20th Corps Marker (rear view) Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. 20th Corps Marker (rear view)
Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate First Line (within shouting distance of this marker); Rhett’s Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Second Line (approx. ¼ mile 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.
 
More about this marker. The back of the marker contains the insignia of the 20th corps (a Star).
 
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 EventsWar, US Civil
 
20th Corps Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. 20th Corps Marker
Back of 20th Corps Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
4. Back of 20th Corps Marker
Marker on the Averasboro Battlefield Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
5. Marker on the Averasboro Battlefield
 

 
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