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

Union Headquarters

 
 
Union Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 20, 2011
1. Union Headquarters Marker
Inscription.
General H. W. Slocum,
commanding the Union
forces, located his
headquarters in this
field, March 16, 1865.

 
Erected by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number H 60.)
 
Location. 35° 15.862′ N, 78° 40.389′ W. Marker is near Dunn, North Carolina, in Harnett County. Marker is on Bryant Road (North Carolina Route 82), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located a short distance south of the Averasboro Battlefield Museum. 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. Chicora Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Men of South Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Averasboro (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Soldiers of McLaws Division (within shouting distance of this marker); South Carolina Troops at Battle of Averasboro, NC (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Troops (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Battle of Averasboro (about 400 feet away); North Carolina (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dunn.
 
Also see . . .
Marker on the Averasboro Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 18, 2006
2. Marker on the Averasboro Battlefield
Gen. Henry W. Slocum, commander of the Left Wing of Sherman's army, made his headquarters at this site on March 16, 1865, during the Battle of Averasboro.
 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
 
Union Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 20, 2011
3. Union Headquarters Marker
Looking north along NC 82.
Averasboro Battlefield Museum image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 18, 2006
4. Averasboro Battlefield Museum
This museum contains exhibits and artifacts that interpret the Battle of Averasboro. It is located north of the marker, at the site of the Confederate third defensive line.
Site of Union Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
5. Site of Union Headquarters
Gen. Henry Slocum established his headquarters in this field, located near the marker.
 
 
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