Near Dunn in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Smith, 100 yards East, was
used as a hospital for
Union troops in the
Battle of Averasboro,
March 15-16, 1865.
Erected 1961 by Archives and Highway Department. Confederate Centennial Commission.
Location. 35° 13.99′ N, 78° 40.704′ W. Marker is near Dunn, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Burnett Road (North Carolina Route 82) and Ross W Road (North Carolina Route 1801), on the left when traveling south on Burnett Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dunn NC 28335, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Averasboro (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Prelude to Averasboro (within shouting distance of this marker); Federal Artillery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Oak Grove (approx. 1.1 miles away); David M. Williams (approx. 1.2 miles away); Confederate First Line (approx. 1.3 miles away); Taliaferro’s Division (approx. 1.3 miles away); 20th Corps (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dunn.
Also see . . . Averasboro Plantations. (Submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,279 times since then and 130 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 6, 7. submitted on , by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 8. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.