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

General Joseph Eggleston Johnston

 
 
General Joseph Eggleston Johnston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. General Joseph Eggleston Johnston Marker
Inscription.
“Defender of the Southland to the end”

In memory and honor of Confederate soldiers
who fought at Bentonville Battlefield, North Carolina
during March 19-21, 1865

Erected by Sons of Confederate Veterans
Dedicated March 20, 2010

Sculptor: Carl W. Regutti

 
Erected 2010 by Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 35° 18.218′ N, 78° 18.955′ W. Marker is near Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is on Harper House Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located on the Bentonville Battlefield. 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. Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Bentonville: March 19-21, 1865 (about 400 feet away); Union Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Federal Artillery (approx. mile away); Confederate Cemetery
General Joseph Eggleston Johnston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. General Joseph Eggleston Johnston Marker
(approx. mile away); Confederate Dead Monument (approx. mile away); Honoring the Dead of the Battle of Bentonville (approx. mile away); Bentonville Union Soldiers Memorial (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Four Oaks.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Joseph E. Johnston. (Submitted on August 8, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield
The site of the Gen. Joseph E. Johnston Monument is still under construction. Note the pile of bricks behind the statue.
Gen. Joseph E. Johnston Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
4. Gen. Joseph E. Johnston Statue
Gen. Johnston Points the Way image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
5. Gen. Johnston Points the Way
Closeup of Gen. Johnston image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
6. Closeup of Gen. Johnston
General Joseph Eggleston Johnston Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
7. General Joseph Eggleston Johnston Monument
General Joseph Eggleston Johnston Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, January 16, 2017
8. General Joseph Eggleston Johnston Memorial
This January 2017 photo shows additions and improvements to the memorial area such as a flagpole, Order of Battle plaques, benches, and the Confederate Walk of Honor.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,026 times since then and 114 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 8, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   8. submitted on January 25, 2017, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
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