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Near Newton Grove in Johnston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fighting Below the Road

 
 
Fighting Below the Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Fighting Below the Road Marker
Inscription.  One-half mile south of this point, across the road, Brig. Gen. J. D. Morgan’s Union Division halted the main Confederate charge, March 19, 1865, in one of the fiercest engagements of the battle.
 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-13.)
 
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 1754.
 
Location. 35° 18.889′ N, 78° 18.083′ W. Marker is near Newton Grove, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is on Harper House Road, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located on the Bentonville Battlefield. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newton Grove NC 28366, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cole Farmhouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fighting at the Cole Plantation: The “Battle of Acorn Run” (about 400 feet away); Fighting South of the Goldsboro Road: The “Bull Pen” (about 400 feet away); First Union Attack
Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield
This is marker # 11 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.
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(about 400 feet away); Confederate Line Crossing the Goldsboro Road (about 500 feet away); Main Confederate Line (approx. ¼ mile away); Bentonville (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate North Carolina Junior Reserve Line (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newton Grove.
 
Also see . . .  Bentonville. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on Harper House Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Marker on Harper House Road
 
 
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 573 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 19, 2022