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

Fighting Below the Road

 
 
Fighting Below the Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Fighting Below the Road Marker
Inscription.
One-half mile south of
this point, across the
road, Brig. Gen. J. D.
Morganís Union Div-
ision halted the main
Confederate charge,
March 19, 1865, in one
of the fiercest engage-
ments of the battle.

 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-13.)
 
Location. 35° 18.889′ N, 78° 18.083′ W. Marker is near Newton Grove, 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. 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. Cole Farmhouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fighting at the Cole Plantation: The “Battle of Acorn Run” (about 400 feet away); Fighting South of the Goldsboro Road: The “Bull Pen” (about 400 feet away); First Union Attack (about 400 feet away); Confederate Line Crossing the Goldsboro Road (about 500 feet away); Main Confederate Line (approx.
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 # 11 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.
0.2 miles away); Bentonville (approx. ľ mile away); Confederate North Carolina Junior Reserve Line (approx. ľ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Newton Grove.
 
Also see . . .
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
 
Marker on Harper House Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Marker on Harper House Road
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 446 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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