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Near Four Oaks in Johnston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Main Confederate Line

 
 
Main Confederate Line Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Main Confederate Line Marker
Inscription.  Crossed the road at this point, March 20-21. Gen. R. F. Hoke’s Division occupied this sector. Scene of much skirmishing but no heavy fighting. Earthworks remain.
 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-20.)
 
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 20.
 
Location. 35° 19.572′ N, 78° 17.121′ W. Marker is near Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is on Devils Racetrack Road (Local Route 1009), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located on the Bentonville Battlefield. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Four Oaks NC 27524, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Main Union Line (approx. ¼ mile away); Federal Junction (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sherman's Right Wing Arrives at Bentonville (approx. 0.6 miles away); March 20th— Johnston Remains on the Battlefield (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hardee’s Charge
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 # 24 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Union Line, March 20 (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Battle Shifts East: Fighting on March 21 (approx. 0.8 miles away); "Uncle Billy" Comes to Bentonville (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Four Oaks.
 
Also see . . .  Bentonville. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on Devils Racetrack Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Marker on Devils Racetrack 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 534 times since then and 10 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. 22, 2022