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Address: Raleigh, NC
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Historic attraction where General Johnson met Sherman to surrender his army...

Historic attraction where General Johnson met Sherman to surrender his army at the end of the Civil War.

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For Civil War buffs

A little know battle and surrender history at the Bennett House make for an interesting visit. Most people don't think of North Carolina as a major player in the war but it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2013
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

A little know battle and surrender history at the Bennett House make for an interesting visit. Most people don't think of North Carolina as a major player in the war but it was. Good learning experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Very interesting park. Not big, you can tour it in under an hour, but the staff was outstanding in their knowledge and helpfulness. I love history and this park is a must visit for Civil War buffs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

In almost everyone's mind, Appomattox is the site of the surrender of the Civil War. Unfortunately, that's not the case, fighting continued after Lee & Grant signed the papers. After the battle at Bentonville, the final surrender occurred here at the Bennett farm, with Sherman and Johnston signing documents to end the hostility. The buildings here are simple, but speak... More 

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