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

Union Line, March 21

 
 
Union Line   March 21 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Union Line   March 21 Marker
Inscription.  After withdrawing from 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. Earthworks remain.
 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-27.)
 
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 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
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 # 19 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.
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(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 . . .  Bentonville. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Union Line Marker on Scout Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Union Line Marker on Scout 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 569 times since then and 5 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. 23, 2022