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

Cole Farmhouse

 
 
Cole Farmhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Cole Farmhouse Marker
Inscription.  
Stood in this field.
Scene of heavy fighting,
March 19. Destroyed
on March 20 by Con-
federate artillery to
prevent sniping.

 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-12.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1754.
 
Location. 35° 18.9′ N, 78° 18.024′ W. Marker is near Newton Grove, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is on Harper House Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located on the Bentonville Battlefield, at the Morgan’s Stand Tour Stop. 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. Fighting at the Cole Plantation: The “Battle of Acorn Run” (a few steps from this marker); First Union Attack (within shouting distance of this marker); Fighting South of the Goldsboro Road: The “Bull Pen” (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Line Crossing the Goldsboro Road (within shouting distance of this marker);
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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Fighting Below the Road (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Main Confederate Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bentonville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate North Carolina Junior Reserve Line (approx. 0.2 miles 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.) 
 
Cole Farmhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Cole Farmhouse Marker
Site of the Cole Farmhouse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
4. Site of the Cole Farmhouse
In March of 1865, the Cole Farmhouse stood at this location, but was destroyed by the Confederates during the Battle of Bentonville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 721 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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