Near Four Oaks in Johnston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Union Line, March 20
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. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
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 (approx. 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 . . .
1. Bentonville Battlefield. North Carolina Historic Sites website. (Submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Bentonville. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 498 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.