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

Bentonville

 
 
Bentonville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Bentonville Marker
Inscription.  
In 1865, a local market
center for naval stores
(tar, pitch & turpentine).
Bentonville gives name
to the battle fought
nearby, March 19-21, 1865.
Confederates concen-
trated here the day
before the battle. As
they retreated on
March 22, they burned
all stocks of naval
stores. Union forces
occupied the village,
March 22-24.

 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-21.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is March 19, 1862.
 
Location. 35° 20.908′ N, 78° 17.842′ W. Marker is near Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is on Devil's Racetrack Road (Local Route 1009), 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. Village of Bentonville (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Village of Bentonville (approx. ¼ mile away); Mower’s Charge Reaches Johnston’s Headquarters
Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield
This is marker # 14 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Hardee’s Counterattack (approx. ¼ mile away); Johnston’s Headquarters (approx. ¼ mile away); Johnston Establishes His Headquarters (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate Works (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mill Creek (approx. 0.4 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 Devil's Racetrack Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Marker on Devil's Racetrack Road
Two Bentonville markers are found at this location.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 680 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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