Near Four Oaks in Johnston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Union Line, March 21
the advance against
Mill Creek Bridge,
Mower’s Federals re-
formed here and threw
up works. This was the
extreme right of the
Union line on March 21.
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-27.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1862.
Location. 35° 20.492′ N, 78° 16.59′ W. Marker is near Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is on Scout Road (Local Route 1199), on the left when traveling east. 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. Mower’s Attack (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hardee’s Charge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Union Line, March 20 (approx. ¾ mile away); The Battle Shifts East: Fighting on March 21 (approx. 0.8 miles away); "Uncle Billy" Comes to Bentonville (approx. 0.8 miles away); Johnston Establishes His Headquarters (approx. one mile away); Johnston’s Headquarters (approx. one mile away); Hardee’s Counterattack (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Four Oaks.
Also see . . .
1. Bentonville Battlefield. North Carolina Historic Sites website. (Submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Bentonville. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 556 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.