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  • confederate cemetery

    located near the harper house is the bentonville confederate cemetery. 360 confederate dead are inturned here. the monument at the bentonville cemetery was erected in 1893.

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  • johnston county heritage center

    the johnston county heritage center is a good place to learn about the history of smithfield and johnston county. the heritage center has an interesting collection of fossils and native american artifacts. for those interested in history and native american culture the johnston county heritage center is a worth while stop when in smithfield.

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  • bentonville battlefield

    the bentonville battlefield is located about 15 miles southeast of smithfield. the battle of bentonviile was one of the last battles in the civil war. pictured is the bentonville battlefield visitor center. at the visitor center you can get information about the battle and they have a collection of civil war relics.

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  • bentonville battlefield

    the battle of bentonville was fought between the forces of union general william t. sherman and the confederate forces of general joseph e. johnston on march 19-21 1865. the battle of bentonville was one of the last battles of the civil war. the battle of bentonville was a union victory and general johnston surrendered to sherman a month later at...

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  • harper house

    the battle of bentonville was fought on the grounds of the harper farm. john and amy harper built this house in the late 1850's. the union occupied the harper house and used it for a field hospital. after the battle union troops left the area and wounded confederate soldiers were also hospitalized here. mr. and mrs. harper helped both sides in the...

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  • joseph e. johnson monument

    located on the grounds of the bentonville battlefield is a monument and statue of confederate general joseph e. johnston. johnston was one of the most able and celebrated generals in the civil war.

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  • bentonville battlefield

    at this site the confederates attacked the union XX corps on march 19. the union forces were repulsed but counter attacked the following day. the confederate forces of general johnson were greatly out numbered and the battle of bentonville was a union victory. the battle of bentonville was one of the last battles of the civil war.

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  • bentonville battlefield

    at this location the forces of union general w. p. carlin were repulsed by the confederates on march 19 th 1865.

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  • smithfield historic district

    downtown smithfield is listed on the national register of historic places. downtown smithfield has an excellent collection of historic buildings and antebellum homes. for those interested in history and architecture smithfield is worth a side trip when traveling on I-95 in central north carolina.

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    by grandmaR Written Feb 20, 2013

    Bob likes Burger King, so when we are on a trip together, we often eat here.

    Favorite Dish: I had a double stacker $2.00 and a small Caramel Frappe $2.29
    Bob had a Whopper Jr. $1.59 and a chocolate shake $1.99

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