Averasboro Battlefield


Monument on the Averasboro battlefield

3300 Highway 82, Dunn NC 28334

Confederate forces under Gen. William Hardee led the first real resistance to Sherman's march through the Carolinas here north of Fayetteville March 16, 1865. The fighting briefly held up the Union army before the march north resumed. The much bigger battle of Bentonville was less than a week away. Driving tour open daylight hours.

Museum open 10 am-4 pm Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 pm Sunday. Free.