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

Mower’s Attack

 
 
Mower’s Attack Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Mower’s Attack Marker
Inscription.
Advancing toward Mill
Creek Bridge, Johnston’s
only line of retreat,
Maj. Gen. J. A. Mower’s
Union Division broke
the Confederate line
near this point, March
21. Mower’s Division
reached a point 200
yards from Johnston’s
headquarters before it
was driven back by
Confederate infantry
and cavalry.

 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-26.)
 
Location. 35° 20.317′ N, 78° 16.933′ W. Marker is in Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is on Scout Road (Local Route 1199), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located on the Bentonville Battlefield. 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. Hardee’s Charge (approx. ¼ mile away); Union Line, March 21 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Line, March 20 (approx. ¾ mile away); Johnston’s Headquarters (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hardee’s Counterattack (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mower’s Charge Reaches Johnston’s Headquarters
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 # 18 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Village of Bentonville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Main Confederate Line (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Four Oaks.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bentonville Battlefield. North Carolina Historic Sites website. (Submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Bentonville. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker on Scout Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Marker on Scout Road
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 2 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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