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

Union Headquarters

 
 
Union Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Union Headquarters Marker
Inscription.  Sherman’s headquarters were located in the field 400 yards to the rear of this marker, March 20-21, 1865. Headquarters of the XVII Corps, which included Mower’s Division, were 250 yards to the left rear.
 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-28.)
 
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, 1865.
 
Location. 35° 19.549′ N, 78° 16.23′ W. Marker is near Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is at the intersection of Bentonville Road (Local Route 1197) and Harper House Road (Route 1008), on the right when traveling north on Bentonville Road. 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Uncle Billy" Comes to Bentonville (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle Shifts East: Fighting on March 21 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Line, March 20
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 # 21 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Main Union Line (approx. 0.7 miles away); Main Confederate Line (approx. 0.8 miles away); Federal Junction (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sherman's Right Wing Arrives at Bentonville (approx. 1.1 miles away); March 20th— Johnston Remains on the Battlefield (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Four Oaks.
 
Also see . . .  Bentonville. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on Bentonville Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Marker on Bentonville Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 604 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 20, 2022