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

Federal Artillery

 
 
Federal Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Federal Artillery Marker
Inscription.
Union batteries (26
guns) formed a line
here, March 19. These
guns covered retreating
Federals during the
Confederate charges
and finally halted
the advance of the
Confederate Right Wing.

 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-9.)
 
Location. 35° 18.336′ N, 78° 18.736′ 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. Union Headquarters (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Joseph Eggleston Johnston (approx. mile away); Union Artillery at the Morris Farm (approx. mile away); Confederate Attacks (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate High Tide (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Bentonville: March 19-21, 1865 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Four Oaks.
 
Also see . . .
Bentonville Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. Bentonville Battlefield Marker
This is marker # 9 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.

1. Bentonville Battlefield. 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
 
Marker on Harper House Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Marker on Harper House Road
Federal Artillery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
4. Federal Artillery
This was the center of the Union line of Artillery on March 19, 1865. They helped hold back the final Confederate attacks on that first day of fighting at Betonville.
 
 
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 450 times since then and 31 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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