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Near Dunn in Harnett County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Averasboro Battlefield Museum

 
 
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
1. Averasboro Battlefield Museum Marker
Photo collection of structures and terrain, and Civil War era diagram of the Averasboro battlegrounds. Pictures furnished by R.L. Hamilton; map research and drawn by R.L. Hamilton.
Inscription. Top Left:
John C. Smith home (Oak Grove) built in 1793, used as a Union Hospital in the Battle of Averasboro.
Top right:
William T. Smith home, built in 1834, used as a Union Hospital in the Battle of Averasboro.
Middle Left:
Farquhard Smith home (Lebanon) built in 1825, used as a Confederate Hospital in the Battle of Averasboro. Location: Old Raleigh and Fayetteville Hwy. Now Hwy 82, Harnett Co, NC.
Middle Right:
Chicora Cemetery, located on Averasboro Battleground on Old Raleigh and Fayetteville Hwy. In Harnett Co, NC 1865.
1st from bottom left:
Old Raleigh and Fayetteville Hwy roadbed, McAllister Millcreek (Bumpus Creek).
2nd from bottom left:
Old Raleigh and Fayetteville Hwy, at Fishpond Branch.
3rd from bottom left:
Old road leading to Joel Williams Mill on McAllister Millcreek (Bumpus Creek).
4th from bottom left:
Remains of Joel Williams mill on McAllister Millcreek (Bumpus Creek).
5th from bottom left:
Millstone from Joel Williams mill.
 
Location. 35° 15.985′ N, 78° 40.321′ W. Marker is near Dunn, North Carolina, in Harnett County. Marker is on State Highway 82 0.2 miles south of Arrowhead Road, on the
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
2. Averasboro Battlefield Museum Marker
Averasboro battlefield tour map and directory.
left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3300 NC Highway 82, Dunn NC 28335, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Averasboro (here, next to this marker); North Carolina (a few steps from this marker); Union Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chicora Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Men of South Carolina (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Averasboro (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Soldiers of McLaws Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); South Carolina Troops at Battle of Averasboro, NC (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunn.
 
Also see . . .
1. Averasboro Civil War Museum & Battlefield. (Submitted on June 11, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. Places on Line: Averasboro Battlefield Museum. (Submitted on June 11, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
3. Averasboro Battlefield Museum Marker
Marker, period flag exhibit in background, and museum building. The Averasboro Battlefield Commission, Inc (ABCI) is tasked with the responsibility to preserve and present the story of the Battle of Averasboro, and lead in the preservation, presentation and promotion of the Averasboro Battlefield, Smithville Plantation and related history.
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
4. Averasboro Battlefield Museum
Living history cabin and reenactment field. Each year, exciting events are happening at the Averasboro Battlefield and Museum. Although specific events and times differ from year to year, here are some of the wonderful and informative events hosted recently: Living History Event (living historians, reenactors, displays, presentations and demonstrations), Ghost Walk Tour, Horse and Pony Rides, Averasboro Fiber Festival (spinning, weaving, knitting, sheep shearing, working sheep dogs, and more), Battle Reenactment (tactics and demonstrations), Field Trips and Tours, Golf Benefit and Yard Sale.
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
5. Averasboro Battlefield Museum Marker
Local sponsors and corporate supporters.
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
6. Averasboro Battlefield Museum
Battlefield reenactment event.
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
7. Averasboro Battlefield Museum
Battlefield reenactment event.
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
8. Averasboro Battlefield Museum
Battlefield reenactment event.
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By Unknown (ABCI Photo), April 4, 2008
9. Averasboro Battlefield Museum
Battlefield reenactment event. Edenton Bell Artillery Battery.
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
10. Averasboro Battlefield Museum Marker
Battle of Averasboro Tour Map.
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
11. Union Commander at Averasboro
Major-General William T. Sherman (1820-1891).
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
12. Union Commanders at Averasboro
Major-General Jerrson Columbus Davis (1828-1879).
Hugh Judson Kilpatrick (1836-1881).
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
13. Union Commanders at Averasboro
Major-General Henry Warner Slocum (1827-1894).
Brigadeir-General Alpheus Starkey Williams (1810-1878).
Confederate Commander at Averasboro image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
14. Confederate Commander at Averasboro
General William Joseph Hardee (1815-1891).
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
15. Confederate Commanders at Averasboro
Major-General Lafayette McLaws (1821-1897).
Colonel Alfred M. Rhett (1829-1889).
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
16. Confederate Commanders at Averasboro
General Joseph Eggleston Johnston (1897-1891).
Brigadier-General Joseph Wheeler (1836-1906).
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
17. Confederate Commanders at Averasboro
Brigadier General William Booth Taliaferro (1822-1898).
Lietenant-General Wade Hampton (1818-1902).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 11, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,363 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17. submitted on June 11, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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