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Four Oaks in Johnston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Hospital

 
 
Confederate Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Confederate Hospital Marker
Inscription.
Following the battle,
45 Confederate wounded
were hospitalized in
the Harper House.

Nineteen of these men
died here. Surgeons
moved others to
regular Confederate
hospitals.

 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-3.)
 
Location. 35° 18.081′ N, 78° 19.339′ W. Marker is in Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is at the intersection of Harper House Road and Buck Dunn Road, on the left on Harper House Road. Click for map. Marker is located on the Bentonville Battlefield, near the Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Four Oaks NC 27524, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Hospital (here, next to this marker); Union Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Bentonville Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Bentonville (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour (about 300 feet away); North Carolinians at the Battle of Bentonville (about 500 feet away); North Carolina Monument (about 600 feet away); Texas (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Four Oaks.
 
Also see . . .
Confederate Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. Confederate Hospital Marker
This is marker # 3 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.

1. Bentonville Battlefield. North Carolina Historic Sites website. (Submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Battle of Bentonville ... the largest land battle ever fought in North Carolina. A detailed synopsis of the Battle of Bentonville. (Submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. Bentonville. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Markers on the Bentonville Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Markers on the Bentonville Battlefield
Two markers are found at this location. The Confederate Hospital marker is the one on the right.
Harper House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
4. Harper House
This house served as the Confederate Hospital after the Battle of Bentonville. It is within sight of the marker.
Inside the Harper House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
5. Inside the Harper House
The inside of the Harper House depicts how it looked when it served as a hospital after the battle.
Confederate Hospital Interior image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
6. Confederate Hospital Interior
Confederate Mass Grave image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
7. Confederate Mass Grave
The Confederates who died during and after the Battle of Bentonville were buried in a mass grave at this site, just east of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 589 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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