Taliaferro's Division Monument, Averasboro Battlefield, North Carolina
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
N 35° 15.114 W 078° 40.831
17S E 711025 N 3903444
Quick Description: Brig. Gen. William B. Taliaferro (below) commanded a division under Lt. Gen. William J. Hardee at the Battle of Averasboro. This marker commemorates the division and lists its brigades and battalions.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 7/21/2006 12:45:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMHX8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GeoGordie
Views: 11

Long Description:

This monument was placed by the Averasboro Battlefield Commission and is located near the spot where Taliaferro's Division manned the first Confederate line of defense at the beginning of the Battle of Averasboro.

The marker reads:

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

The reverse side of the monuments lists the brigades and battalions in Taliaferro's Division.

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Date Installed or Dedicated: 01/01/1999

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

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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