Near Dunn in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Smith, 100 yards East, was
used as a hospital for
Union troops in the
Battle of Averasboro,
March 15-16, 1865.
Erected 1961 by Archives and Highway Department. Confederate Centennial Commission. (Marker Number I-75.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 35° 13.99′ N, 78° 40.704′ W. Marker is near Dunn, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Burnett Road (State Highway 82) and Ross W Road (State Highway 1801), on the left when traveling south on Burnett Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dunn NC 28335, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prelude to Averasboro (within shouting distance of this marker); Federal Artillery (approx. 0.9 miles away); "Oak Grove" (approx. 1.1 miles away); David M. Williams (approx. 1.2 miles away); Confederate First Line (approx. 1.3 miles away); Taliaferro’s Division (approx. 1.3 miles away); 20th Corps (approx. 1.3 miles away); Battle of Averasboro (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunn.
Also see . . .
1. Averasboro Plantations. Averasboro Battlefield Commission. (Submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. NC Markers page. (Submitted on July 4, 2019, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,448 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 6, 7. submitted on June 6, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 8. submitted on April 26, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.