Near Newton Grove in Johnston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Fighting Below the Road
this point, across the
road, Brig. Gen. J. D.
Morgan’s Union Div-
ision halted the main
March 19, 1865, in one
of the fiercest engage-
ments of the battle.
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-13.)
Location. 35° 18.889′ N, 78° 18.083′ W. Marker is near Newton Grove, 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: Newton Grove NC 28366, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cole Farmhouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fighting at the Cole Plantation: The “Battle of Acorn Run” (about 400 feet away); Fighting South of the Goldsboro Road: The “Bull Pen” (about 400 feet away); First Union Attack (about 400 feet away); Confederate Line Crossing the Goldsboro Road (about 500 feet away); Main Confederate Line (approx. Bentonville (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate North Carolina Junior Reserve Line (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newton Grove.
Also see . . .
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 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 498 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.