Near Dunn in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
A.M. Rhett was repulsed
300 yds. W. on March 16,
1865, by Union troops
under Col. Henry Case.
Erected 1961 by Archives and Highway Departments. Confederate Centennial Commission. (Marker Number I-71.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 35° 15.132′ N, 78° 40.827′ W. Marker is near Dunn, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Burnett Road (State Highway 82), on the right 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. Battle of Averasboro (a few steps from this marker); Taliaferro’s Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate First Line (within shouting distance of this marker); 20th Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Second Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Oak Grove"Federal Artillery (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,222 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on November 26, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1. submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 2. submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 3. submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4. submitted on April 26, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.