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

First Union Attack

 
 
First Union Attack Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. First Union Attack Marker
Inscription.  Brig. Gen. W. P. Carlin’s Division attacked the Confederate line above the road here on March 19. Repulsed, they threw up works but were driven out by the Confederate charge.
 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-14.)
 
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 day of the year for for this entry is March 19.
 
Location. 35° 18.891′ N, 78° 17.996′ 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 South of the Goldsboro Road: The “Bull Pen” (within shouting distance of this marker); Fighting at the Cole Plantation: The “Battle of Acorn Run” (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Line Crossing the Goldsboro Road (within
Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield
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shouting distance of this marker); Cole Farmhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Fighting Below the Road (about 400 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.) 
 
Marker on Harper House Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Marker on Harper House Road
First Union Attack Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
4. First Union Attack Marker
Morgan’s Stand Tour Stop image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
5. Morgan’s Stand Tour Stop
The First Union Attack marker, seen at the left in the photo, is one of several at the Morgan’s Stand Tour Stop.
 
 
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 704 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 24, 2022