20th US Army Corps Monument, Averasboro Battlefield, North Carolina
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
N 35° 15.118 W 078° 40.867
17S E 710970 N 3903450
Quick Description: This is a battlefield monument to the 20th U.S. Army Corps who fought at Averasboro.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 6/22/2006 1:08:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMFEY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GeoGordie
Views: 19

Long Description:

The 20th U.S. Army Corps, also known as Hooker's Corp, was part of General Sherman's army starting at Atlanta and continuing to the end at Bentonville and then the Confederate surrender at Durham's Station, NC.

Their service with Sherman included the Battle of Averasboro.

The monument reads:

"Dedicated to the
Union Soldiers
of the
20th Corps
Who Fought and Died
During
the Battle of Averasboro
March 15-16, 1865"

On the reverse are the unit serving under the 20th Corps.

For an excellent webpage on the 20th Corp, click the "related website" below.

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Date Installed or Dedicated: 01/01/2000

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Averasboro Battlefield Commision

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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Related Website: [Web Link]

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