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Near Dunn in Harnett County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Battle of Averasboro

 
 
Battle of Averasboro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Battle of Averasboro Marker
Inscription.
Battle
of
Averasboro
March 16,
1865
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[ Right of Monument: ]
In
memory
of our
Confederate
Dead
who fell upon
that day.
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[ Back of Monument: ]
The hearts
that were
true
to their
country
and
God
shall report
at the
Grand Reveillre.
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[ Left of Monument: ]
Dulce et Decorum
est pro
Patria Mori.
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Location. 35° 15.828′ N, 78° 40.376′ W. Marker is near Dunn, North Carolina, in Harnett County. Marker is on McLellon Road (State Highway 82), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in the Chicora Civil War Cemetery on the Averasboro Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Dunn NC 28335, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Soldiers of McLaws Division (here, next to this marker); South Carolina Troops at Battle of Averasboro, NC (a few steps from this marker); Men of South Carolina (a few steps from this marker); Chicora Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); North Carolina Troops
Right of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. Right of Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Averasboro (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunn.
 
Also see . . .
1. Chicora Cemetery. Averasboro Battlefield Commission website. (Submitted on August 30, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Battle of Averasboro. Marion County in the War Between the States website. (Submitted on August 30, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Back of Monument
Left of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
4. Left of Monument
The Latin phrase translates to "It is sweet and appropriate to die for your country."
Battle of Averasboro Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
5. Battle of Averasboro Monument
Lower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
6. Lower Marker
Flag of those
who strived to
keep man free.

The Twenty First Century
Confederation Legion
Monument on the Averasboro Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
7. Monument on the Averasboro Battlefield
Monument in the Chicora Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
8. Monument in the Chicora Cemetery
Chicora Cemetery - Dedicated May 10, 1872 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
9. Chicora Cemetery - Dedicated May 10, 1872
The Battle of Averasboro Monument is located in the Chicora Civil War Cemetery on the Averasboro Battlefield, just south of the Averasboro Battlefield Museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 844 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 30, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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