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

Bentonville Union Soldiers Memorial

 
 
Bentonville Union Soldiers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, January 16, 2017
1. Bentonville Union Soldiers Memorial
Inscription.
In memory
of
Union Soldiers of the
14th, 15th, 17th and 20th Corps who
served during the Battle of Bentonville
March 19 - 21, 1865

XIV Corps XV Corps XVII Corps XX Corps

Representing the States of
Alabama, Connecticut, Illinois,
Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts,
Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey,
New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and
Wisconsin

 
Erected 2013 by Department of North Carolina, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
 
Location. 35° 18.137′ N, 78° 19.231′ W. Marker is near Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is on Harper House Road (County Route 1008) just east of Mill Creek Church Road (Route 1188), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Memorial is in the big open field east of the Mill Creek Church Road, about 120 feet east of the road, and is a few steps away from the Texas State Memorial. Marker is in this post office area: Four Oaks NC 27524, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Texas (here, next to this marker); North Carolina Monument (a few steps from this marker); Honoring the Dead of the Battle of Bentonville
Bentonville Union Soldiers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, January 16, 2017
2. Bentonville Union Soldiers Memorial
The reverse side of the memorial. The top of the Texas State Memorial can be seen behind this memorial.
(a few steps from this marker); Confederate Dead Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolinians at the Battle of Bentonville (within shouting distance of this marker); Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Headquarters (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Four Oaks.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Bentonville Union Soldiers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, January 16, 2017
3. Bentonville Union Soldiers Memorial
Closeup of the eagle and flag etching on the reverse side
Bentonville Union Soldiers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, January 16, 2017
4. Bentonville Union Soldiers Memorial
A wider view, showing its location in the open field. To the left of the photo is the North Carolina Memorial, and near the right edge of the frame is the Texas State Memorial. This view is looking towards the west.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 31, 2017, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 114 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 31, 2017, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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