Sherman (HM9D8)

Location: Newton Grove, NC 28366 Johnston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 16.927', W 78° 21.499'

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Gen. Wm. T. Sherman camped in this area with his Left Wing on the night of March 18, 1865. The following morning, the Left Wing continued east along this road, meeting Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Confederates in the Battle of Bentonville, 2 miles east. Meanwhile, Sherman joined his Right Wing, marching toward Goldsboro on another road, and thus missed the first day of the battle.
HM NumberHM9D8
Marker NumberHHH-1
Placed ByArchives and Highway Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 4:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 740256 N 3907529
Decimal Degrees35.28211667, -78.35831667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 16.927', W 78° 21.499'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 16' 55.62" N, 78° 21' 29.94" W
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Area Code(s)910, 919
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10421-10427 Main St, Newton Grove NC 28366, US
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