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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. H. W. Slocum,
commanding Sherman’s
Left Wing, had head-
quarters in this field,
March 19-21, 1865.

 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-8.)
 
Location. 35° 18.275′ N, 78° 18.81′ W. Marker is near Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is at the intersection of Harper House Road and Newton Grove 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. Federal Artillery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Joseph Eggleston Johnston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston (approx. ¼ mile away); Battle of Bentonville: March 19-21, 1865 (approx. ¼ mile away); Union Artillery at the Morris Farm (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Attacks (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate High Tide (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Four Oaks.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bentonville Battlefield.
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 # 8 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.
North Carolina Historic Sites website. (Submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Bentonville. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Union Headquarters Site image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Union Headquarters Site
On these fields, Maj. Gen. Henry Slocum established his headquarters during the Battle of Bentonville.
 
 
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 473 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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