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Near Four Oaks in Johnston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Union Hospital

 
 
Union Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Union Hospital Marker
This is marker # 2 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.
Inscription.  The Harper House was used as a hospital by the XIV Corps, March 19-21, 1865. About 500 Union wounded were treated here.
 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-2.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. 35° 18.081′ N, 78° 19.341′ W. Marker is near Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is at the intersection of Harper House Road and Buck Dunn Road, on the left when traveling east on Harper House Road. Marker is located on the Bentonville Battlefield, near the Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Four Oaks NC 27524, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Hospital (here, next to this marker); Union Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Bentonville Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Bentonville
Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield
The Harper House, which served as the Union Hospital after the Battle of Bentonville, can be seen behind the marker.
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour (about 300 feet away); North Carolinians at the Battle of Bentonville (about 500 feet away); North Carolina Monument (about 600 feet away); Texas (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Four Oaks.
 
Markers on the Bentonville Battlefield image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Markers on the Bentonville Battlefield
Two markers are found at this location. The Union Hospital marker is the one on the left.
Harper House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
4. Harper House
This house was used as a hospital after the Battle of Bentonville.
Inside the Harper House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
5. Inside the Harper House
The rooms of Harper House appear as they did when it served as a hospital
Inside the Union Hospital image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
6. Inside the Union Hospital
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 665 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 19, 2022