20th US Army Corps Monument, Averasboro Battlefield, North Carolina
Posted by: 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
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
Who Fought and Died
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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