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

Confederate Attacks

 
 
Confederate Attacks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Confederate Attacks Marker
Inscription.
Across the fields be-
hind this marker the
Confederate Right Wing
made five attacks on
Union positions to the
left, March 19, 1865.
They were thrown back
by the XX Federal Corps.

 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-10.)
 
Location. 35° 18.52′ N, 78° 18.552′ W. Marker is in Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is on Harper House Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located on the Bentonville Battlefield, at the Confederate High Tide Tour Stop. 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. Confederate High Tide (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Artillery at the Morris Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Main Charge (approx. mile away); Federal Artillery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Headquarters (approx. 0.4 miles away); General Joseph Eggleston Johnston (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Bentonville: March 19-21, 1865 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Four Oaks.
 
Also see . . .
Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield

1. Bentonville Battlefield. North Carolina Historic 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
 
Confederate Attacks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Confederate Attacks Marker
Confederate troops, having broken the line of XIV Corps, advanced across these fields on March 19, 1865. They were met here by the Union XX Corps who stopped several bloody Confederate assaults.
Confederate Attacks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
4. Confederate Attacks Marker
The Confederate Attacks marker is one of several found at the Confederate High Tide Tour Stop on the Bentonville Battlefield.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 511 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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