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Battle Studies: Bentonville

The Battle of Bentonville was the last full-scale action of the Civil War and the largest ever fought in North Carolina. Bentonville was the only major attempt to defeat the Union army as it marched through the Carolinas, led by Gen. William T. Sherman.


Mower's Charge

Painting of Battle of Bentonville, N.C.

The Battle of Bentonville, N.C.
Major General Mower, commanding First Division, Seventeenth Corps,
turning the Confederate left half a mile from Bentonville, March 20th, 1865.

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