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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.
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 Con-
federate charge.

 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-14.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
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 shouting distance of this marker); Cole Farmhouse
Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield
(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 . . .
1. Bentonville Battlefield. North Carolina Historic Sites website. (Submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Bentonville. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on Harper House Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Marker on Harper House Road
First Union Attack Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
4. First Union Attack Marker
Morgan’s Stand Tour Stop image. Click for full size.
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 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 675 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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