Map 5: Mower's Charge

(The Push Toward Mill Creek Bridge and Hardee's Counterattack)
Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina
March 21, 1865 (Noon - Battle's End)

Battle of Bentonville, March 21, 1865

Blue: Federal
Red: Confederate
Top of Map is North

Battle of Bentonville: March 19-21, 1865

Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour

Battle maps on roadside exhibits (PDF format)

N.C. Junior Reserves Tour Stop

N.C. Junior Reserves (Map)

March 19-20, 1865

First position at Cole's Farm on March 19, and change of position on March 20, 1865. Also includes approach of the Union Right Wing, with overview of maneuvers on March 20.

Mower's Charge and Village of Bentonville Tour Stop

Mower's Charge (Map)

March 21, 1865: 12:00 p.m. - Dark

Advance of Mower's Union division toward the village of Bentonville and Mill Creek Bridge, with positions of Fuller's and Tillson's brigades. Also includes a portion of the extended engagement between the Confederate Hoke-McLaws line and the Union Right Wing.

Hardee's Countertattack (Map)

March 21, 1865: 12:00 p.m. - Dark

Confederate counterattack on Mower's Union division, showing defense of Mill Creek Bridge and flood of reserves to the Confederate left flank. Also includes a portion of the extended engagement between the Confederate Hoke-McLaws line and the Union Right Wing.

Maps by Mark A. Moore. All rights reserved.


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