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Taliaferro's Division Monument, Averasboro Battlefield, Dunn. Photo courtesy of NC ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online
 
Taliaferro's Division Monument
Averasboro Battlefield, Dunn
View complete article and references at Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina at: http://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/43
 
Description: The monument is a granite slab commemorating the division that manned the first line of defense for the Confederates during the Battle of Averasboro. The slab is rectangular with a shallow point at the top, giving it a tombstone-like appearance.
Images: Front inscription | Rear inscription
Inscription:
Front:
TALIAFERRO'S / DIVISION ELLIOTT'S BRIGADE / 22ND GA BN 28TH GA BN / HANLEITER'S BN MANIGAULT'S BN / 2ND SC HEAVY ARTY BN / GIST GUARD ARTY / 6TH NC BN ARMORY GUARDS / RHETT'S BRIGADE / 1ST SC INF (REG) / 1ST SC HEAVY ARTY BN / LUCAS'S SC BN

ARTILLERY BATALLION / LEGARDEUR'S BTRY / STUART'S BTRY /

Rear: DEDICATED TO THE / CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS / OF TALIAFERRO'S DIVISION / WHO FOUGHT AND DIED / DURING / THE BATTLE OF AVERASBORO / MARCH 15-16, 1865


 
Dedication date: 1999
 
Materials & Techniques: Granite
 
Sponsor: Averasboro Battlefield Commission
 
Subject notes: This division manned the first line of defense for the Confederates during the Battle of Averasboro
 
Location: The marker is located near Dunn, in Cumberland County. It sits on Burnett Road (North Carolina Route 82), just south of the Harnett County line.
 
Landscape: The monument is located at the site of the first line of the Confederate defense and is within walking distance of a number of other markers.
 
City: Dunn
 
County: Cumberland
 
Subjects: Civil War
 

 

Latitude: 
35.2519
Longitude: 
-78.6805
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