Near Dunn in Harnett County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Confederate Second Line
16, 1865, Taliaferro’s
division fell back
to earthworks which
crossed the road here.
Erected 1961 by Archives and Highway Departments. Confederate Centennial Commission.
Location. 35° 15.288′ N, 78° 40.728′ W. Marker is near Dunn, North Carolina, in Harnett County. Marker is at the intersection of Bryant Road (State Highway 82) and W Thornton Road (State Highway 1783), on the left when traveling south on Bryant Road. Touch for map. Marker is on Bryant Road, just north of the Cumberland County Line. Marker is in this post office area: Dunn NC 28335, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rhett’s Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Averasboro (approx. 0.2 miles away); Taliaferro’s Division (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate First Line (approx. ¼ mile away); 20th Corps (approx. ¼ mile away); Oak Grove (approx. half a mile away); Federal Artillery (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Averasboro (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunn.
Also see . . . History of the Battle of Averasboro. Averasboro Battlefield (Submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Additional keywords. Battle of Averasboro
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,066 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 3. submitted on August 11, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4. submitted on April 26, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.