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

Union Headquarters

 
 
Union Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Union Headquarters Marker
Inscription.
Maj. Gen. A. S. Williams,
commanding the XX
Corps, established his
headquarters here on
March 19. In the woods
to the north, the XX
Corps erected breast-
works which remain.

 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-4.)
 
Location. 35° 18.079′ N, 78° 19.317′ W. Marker is near Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is at the intersection of Harper House Road and Buck Dunn Road, on the right when traveling east on Harper House Road. 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 Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Bentonville Battlefield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour (about 300 feet away); Battle of Bentonville (about 300 feet away); North Carolinians at the Battle of Bentonville (about 400 feet away); North Carolina Monument (about 500 feet away); Texas (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Four Oaks.
 
Also see . . .
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 # 4 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.
 Bentonville Battlefield. North Carolina Historic Sites website. (Submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Union Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Union Headquarters Marker
Union Breastworks image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
4. Union Breastworks
These fortifications, built by members of the 1st Regiment Michigan Engineers and Mechanics on detached service with the XX Corps, are located northeast of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 560 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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