Friday, March 20, 2015

Confederates' last great offensive

It was the largest and bloodiest battle ever fought on North Carolina soil. On Saturday and Sunday, more than 40,000 people are expected to watch more than 2,500 Civil War re-enactors refight the Battle of Bentonville on its 150th anniversary. Commanding the remnants of four battered armies, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston tried to ambush one wing of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman’s army. • Article 

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