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

Federal Junction

 
 
Federal Junction Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Federal Junction Marker
Inscription.  Sherman’s Left and Right Wings joined forces here during the afternoon of March 20, 1865. They constructed works across the road and skirmished with the Confederates.
 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-18.)
 
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 date for this entry is March 20, 1906.
 
Location. 35° 19.092′ N, 78° 17.009′ W. Marker is near Newton Grove, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is on Harper House Road (Local Route 1008), on the right 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. Sherman's Right Wing Arrives at Bentonville (approx. 0.2 miles away); March 20th— Johnston Remains on the Battlefield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Main Union Line (approx. 0.4 miles away); Main Confederate Line
Bentonville Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. Bentonville Battlefield Marker
This is marker # 22 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); N. C. Junior Reserves (approx. 0.8 miles away); Merging of the Armies (approx. 0.8 miles away); Confederate North Carolina Junior Reserve Line (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bentonville (approx. 0.8 miles away).
 
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 556 times since then and 11 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. 28, 2022