Near Dunn in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Confederate First Line
Erected 1961 by Archives and Highway Departments. Confederate Centennial Commission. (Marker Number I-72.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 35° 15.11′ N, 78° 40.829′ W. Marker is near Dunn, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Burnett Road (State Highway 82), on the left when traveling south. Marker is on Burnett Road, just south of the Harnett County line. 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 walking distance of this marker. Taliaferro’s Division (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Averasboro (within shouting distance of this marker); Rhett’s Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 20th Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Second Line (approx. ¼ mile away); "Oak Grove" (approx. ¼ mile away); Federal ArtilleryBattle of Averasboro (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunn.
Also see . . .
1. History of the Battle of Averasboro. 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.)
Additional keywords. Battle of Averasboro
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,125 times since then. Last updated on November 26, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4. submitted on April 26, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. 5. submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.