Near Dunn in Harnett County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
the brave men who sleep
in Chicora Cemetery.
They fought their last fight
March 16, 1865
on this third line breastworks
of Averasboro Battlefield.
Erected 1926 by United Daughters of the Confederacy – Chicora Chapter.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1933.
Location. 35° 15.84′ N, 78° 40.379′ W. Marker is near Dunn, North Carolina, in Harnett County. Marker is on McLellon Road (State Highway 82), on the left when traveling south. Marker is located inside Chicora Civil War Cemetery. 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. Men of South Carolina (here, next to this marker); Battle of Averasboro (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Soldiers of McLaws Division (within shouting distance of this marker); South Carolina Troops at Battle of Averasboro, NCUnion Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Troops (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Averasboro (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunn.
Also see . . . The Battle of Averasboro - March 16, 1865. Marion County in the War Between the States - SCGenWeb site. (Submitted on August 11, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,026 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 11, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on April 26, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.