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Near Newton Grove in Johnston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Federal Earthworks

 
 
Federal Earthworks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Federal Earthworks Marker
Inscription.
Constructed by First
Michigan Engineers and
others, March 19, 1865.
Occupied by Federals
throughout the battle.
Works begin 75 yards
behind this marker.

 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-5.)
 
Location. 35° 18.326′ N, 78° 19.552′ W. Marker is near Newton Grove, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is on Mill Creek Church Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located on the Bentonville Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Newton Grove NC 28366, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Michigan Engineers Original Field Works (approx. 0.2 miles away); Naval Stores (approx. mile away); Battle of Bentonville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bentonville Battlefield (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour (approx. 0.3 miles away); North Carolinians at the Battle of Bentonville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newton Grove.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bentonville Battlefield. North Carolina Historic
Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield
This is marker # 6 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.
Sites website. (Submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Bentonville. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Federal Earthworks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Federal Earthworks Marker
Remains of Federal Earthworks image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
4. Remains of Federal Earthworks
These fortifications, built by members of the 1st Regiment Michigan Engineers and Mechanics on detached service with the XX Corps, are located in the woods east of the marker.
Cannon at Federal Earthworks image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
5. Cannon at Federal Earthworks
These fortifications are found across the road from the Visitor Center, seen in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 513 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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