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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.
Sherman’s headquarters
were located in the
field 400 yards to the
rear of this marker,
March 20-21, 1865. Head-
quarters of the XVII
Corps, which included
Mower’s Division, were
250 yards to the left
rear.

 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-28.)
 
Location. 35° 19.549′ N, 78° 16.23′ W. Marker is near Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is at the intersection of Bentonville Road (Local Route 1197) and Harper House Road (Route 1008), on the right when traveling north on Bentonville 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Uncle Billy" Comes to Bentonville (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle Shifts East: Fighting on March 21 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Line, March 20 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Main Union Line (approx. 0.7 miles away); Main Confederate Line (approx. 0.8 miles away); Federal Junction
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 # 21 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Sherman's Right Wing Arrives at Bentonville (approx. 1.1 miles away); March 20th— Johnston Remains on the Battlefield (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Four Oaks.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bentonville Battlefield. North Carolina Historic Sites website. (Submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Bentonville. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker on Bentonville Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Marker on Bentonville Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 529 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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