Near Four Oaks in Johnston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Creek Bridge, Johnston’s
only line of retreat,
Maj. Gen. J. A. Mower’s
Union Division broke
the Confederate line
near this point, March
21. Mower’s Division
reached a point 200
yards from Johnston’s
headquarters before it
was driven back by
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-26.)
Location. 35° 20.317′ N, 78° 16.933′ W. Marker is near Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is on Scout Road (Local Route 1199), on the right 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. Hardee’s Charge (approx. ¼ mile away); Union Line, March 21 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Line, March 20 (approx. ¾ mile away); The Battle Shifts East: Fighting on March 21 (approx. 0.8 miles away); "Uncle Billy" Comes to Bentonville (approx. 0.8 miles away); Johnston Establishes His Headquarters Johnston’s Headquarters (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hardee’s Counterattack (approx. 0.9 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 •
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 460 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.