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Near Dunn in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Oak Grove

 
 
Oak Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
1. Oak Grove Marker
Inscription.
Plantation home of John Smith, used as Confederate hospital during the Battle of Averasboro, March 16, 1865.

 
Erected 1961 by Archives and Highway Departments. Confederate Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 35° 14.905′ N, 78° 40.854′ W. Marker is near Dunn, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Burnett Road (North Carolina Route 82), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is on Burnett Road, between W Thornton Road (NC-1783) and Overcreek Lane. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8713 Burnett Road, Dunn NC 28335, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Federal Artillery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate First Line (approx. ¼ mile away); Taliaferro’s Division (approx. ¼ mile away); 20th Corps (approx. ¼ mile away); Battle of Averasboro (approx. ¼ mile away); Rhett’s Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate Second Line (approx. half a mile away); Federal Hospital (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dunn.
 
Also see . . .  Averasboro Plantations. Averasboro Battlefield Commission. (Submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Marker on the Averasboro Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 18, 2006
2. Marker on the Averasboro Battlefield
 
 
Additional keywords. Battle of Averasboro
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Oak Grove image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 18, 2006
3. Oak Grove
The home of John C. Smith, Oak Grove was heavily damaged during the March 15-16, 1865 Battle of Averasboro.
Oak Grove Marker & Former Hospital image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
4. Oak Grove Marker & Former Hospital
Confederate Hospital location image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, June 8, 2010
5. Confederate Hospital location
Civil War era plantation home of John Smith undergoing extensive restoration by the Averasboro Battlefield Museum.
Oak Grove image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 20, 2011
6. Oak Grove
Photo located on "Battle of Averasboro/Confederate First Defensive Line" NC Civil War Trails marker.
Oak Grove image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 20, 2011
7. Oak Grove
Oak Grove house on the left. Modern house on the right is located in former Oak Grove location. Looking south with Burnett Road (NC-82) on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,502 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.   2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on , by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.   5. submitted on , by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.   6, 7. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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