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Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site

5466 Harper House Rd, Four Oaks, NC 27524-9125
+1 910-594-0789
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Great info

The visitors center provided a ton of info and the staff was great. Toured the main battlefield... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2017
John R
via mobile
A Little Disappointed, But Overall Great!

Great little driving tour to see where things were at during the Civil War. The cemetery and field... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2017
sandy g
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The Battle of Bentonville, fought March 19-21, 1865, was the last full-scale action of the Civil War in which a Confederate army was able to mount a tactical offensive. This major battle, the largest ever fought in North Carolina, was the only significant attempt to defeat the large Union army of Gen. William T. Sherman during its march through the Carolinas in the spring of 1865.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
5466 Harper House Rd, Four Oaks, NC 27524-9125
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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

The visitors center provided a ton of info and the staff was great. Toured the main battlefield and was amazed by the size of the battle. Very interesting

Thank John R
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Great little driving tour to see where things were at during the Civil War. The cemetery and field with monuments were interesting. Unfortunately, because it had "rained", the house was not open to be toured because the "roof" needed to be fixed? Bad excuse. I...More

Thank sandy g
Reviewed August 20, 2017

Excellent Portrayal & Detailed Actions of the Fight that took Place on this Hallowed Ground as 1 of the Last Stands of Confederacy vs Union Forces unfolded toward the End of the Great Conflict known as Civil War (War between the States/ No.vs So./War of...More

Thank mike22457
Reviewed July 21, 2017

We visited the battlefield, which is in easy driving distance from Raleigh, because I am a Civil War buff. It is in a very rural, secluded area. The Harper House, which is well-preserved, has been set up to represent its use as a field hospital...More

Thank mtuttle2015
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

This is another site that the state of North Carolina knocked out of the park. Well interpreted from the museum, to the Harper House to the Battlefield itself, but please take the time to drive the field to get the full appreciation!

Thank lambertfan58
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Have driven by this battlefield many times on I95. Decided to check it out. Really enjoyed it. The Harper House was very interesting and the driving tour was excellent. Take the time to check out the last major battle of the Civil War.)!

Thank Bill2122
Reviewed May 3, 2017

You need open ended time in your schedule to fully experience this historic site. We were able to see the video that provided a baseline of history for us before heading out to the house and other buildings. The trees on the property were unusual...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2017

I first visited this site shortly after it was donated to the state when I was a small child on a cold winter day as my Daddy held my hand and we walked through the old house as he explained that the dark spots on...More

Thank angsw72
Reviewed March 18, 2017

I recommend visiting, because the history is amazing. I went in my younger years and still remember it to this day. However, the facebook page is poorly managed and some of the information is misleading. I took off of work for an event that was...More

Thank merly82
Reviewed February 27, 2017

I had never heard of Bentonville Battlefield until we were driving down the highway one day and happened to pass a sign indicating that the next exit was the exit for Bentonville Battlefield. Since we're always eager to tour historic sites, I whipped out my...More

Thank katsusanna
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November 26, 2016|
Response from Gary L | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea of the owner but since the Hurricane Matthew there has been some missed placed pets. If you ever see something like that again notify the staff or call 919-934-8474 Johnston County takes great pride in our... More
April 11, 2015|
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Response from dabare | Reviewed this property |
At least half a day...its spread out and you need your phone to get the information on each stop. Visit Harper House and view the battle in the info center before going to the battlefield. Aversboro is close...may be an hour... More