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

Union Line, March 20

 
 
Union Line   March 20 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Union Line   March 20 Marker
Inscription.  Trenches in the woods behind this marker formed the extreme right of the Union line on March 20. This sector was occupied by the XVII Corps, commanded by Maj. Gen. F. P. Blair.
 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-29.)
 
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° 19.873′ N, 78° 16.367′ W. Marker is near Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is on Bentonville Road (Local Route 1197), 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. The Battle Shifts East: Fighting on March 21 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Uncle Billy" Comes to Bentonville (about 300 feet away); Union Headquarters (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mower’s Attack (approx. ¾ mile away); Union Line, March 21
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 # 20 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.
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(approx. ¾ mile away); Main Union Line (approx. ¾ mile away); Main Confederate Line (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hardee’s Charge (approx. 0.9 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 522 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. 18, 2022