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

Confederate Attacks

 
 
Confederate Attacks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Confederate Attacks Marker
Inscription.  Across the fields behind this marker the Confederate Right Wing made five attacks on Union positions to the left, March 19, 1865. They were thrown back by the XX Federal Corps.
 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-10.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1893.
 
Location. 35° 18.52′ N, 78° 18.552′ W. Marker is near Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is on Harper House Road, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located on the Bentonville Battlefield, at the Confederate High Tide Tour Stop. 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 High Tide (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Artillery at the Morris Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Main Charge (approx. ¼ mile away); Federal Artillery (approx. ¼ mile
Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield
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away); Union Headquarters (approx. 0.4 miles away); General Joseph Eggleston Johnston (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Bentonville: March 19-21, 1865 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Four Oaks.
 
Also see . . .  Bentonville. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Confederate Attacks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Confederate Attacks Marker
Confederate troops, having broken the line of XIV Corps, advanced across these fields on March 19, 1865. They were met here by the Union XX Corps who stopped several bloody Confederate assaults.
Confederate Attacks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
4. Confederate Attacks Marker
The Confederate Attacks marker is one of several found at the Confederate High Tide Tour Stop on the Bentonville Battlefield.
 
 
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 589 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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