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Civil War battle at Monroe"s Crossroads, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Douglas D. Scott

Civil War battle at Monroe"s Crossroads, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

a historical archeological perspective

by Douglas D. Scott

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Published by Dept. of the Army, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, Southeast Archaeological Center, National Park Service in Fort Bragg, N.C, Tallahassee, Fla .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fort Bragg (N.C.),
  • North Carolina,
  • Fort Bragg.
    • Subjects:
    • Monroe"s Crossroads, Battle of, N.C., 1865.,
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- North Carolina -- Fort Bragg.,
    • Fort Bragg (N.C.) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-148).

      StatementDouglas D. Scott and William J. Hunt, Jr.
      ContributionsHunt, William J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE477.7 .S36 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 148 p. :
      Number of Pages148
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL70044M
      LC Control Number99169662

      Get this from a library! Fiery dawn: the Civil War battle at Monroe's Crossroads, North Carolina. [Sharyn Kane; Richard Keeton; United States. Army. Airborne . North Carolina in the Civil War North Carolina in the Civil War From secession on , through the Battle of Bentonville, March ,, and ending Ap , with the surrender at Bennett Place, North Carolina played a pivotal role in the Civil War.

      Rivers' Bridge – Charleston– Columbia– Wyse Fork – Monroe's Crossroads – Averasborough The Battle of Monroe's Crossroads (also known as the Battle of Fayetteville Road, and colloquially in the North as Kilpatrick's Shirttail Skedaddle) was a battle during the Carolinas Campaign of the American Civil War in Cumberland County, North Carolina, on the grounds of the present day Fort Bragg Military Reservation. North Carolina. Start: Results: Inconclusive. Photo Gallery Introduction. The Battle of Monroe’s Crossroads (also known as the Battle of Fayetteville Road, and colloquially in the North as Kilpatrick’s Shirttail Skedaddle) was a battle during the Carolinas Campaign of the American Civil War in Cumberland County, North Carolina (now in Hoke County), on the grounds of the present.

      Buy The Battle of Monroe's Crossroads and the Civil War's Final Campaign 2 by Wittenberg, Eric (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on . Fought 14 miles west of Fayetteville, North Carolina, the Battle at Monroe's Crossroads was the last large scale cavalry engagement of the American Civil War. At dawn of March 9th , Wade Hampton and Joe Wheeler's men attack Judson Kilpatrick's unguarded, sleeping Reviews: 9.


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Civil War battle at Monroe"s Crossroads, Fort Bragg, North Carolina by Douglas D. Scott Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Battle of Monroe's Crossroads, North Carolina, 10 March * The battle at Monroe's Crossroads, fought on Mawas one of the largest all-cavalry engagements of the American Civil War.

Though not a major battle in terms of its effect on the outcome of the war, it is of interest to. The Civil War battle at Monroe's Crossroads, Fort Bragg, North Carolina: A historical archeological perspective [Douglas D Scott] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Typical of Eric J. Wittenberg's other books this is a remarkably fine work. Fought 14 miles west of Fayetteville, North Carolina, the Battle at Monroe's Crossroads was the last large scale cavalry engagement of the American Civil War/5(17). The Battle of Monroes Crossroads is an excellent study into the final campaign of the Civil War.

The general idea is that the Civil War ended with the surrender of General Lee during the Appomattox Campaign and the writing Many of my readers are no strangers to the fine work which Eric J.

Wittenberg has published throughout his career and this /5. The Battle of Monroe’s Crossroads had little impact on the war’s outcome, but North Carolina book offers an excellent study of Civil War cavalry tactics.

This book vividly portrays the uncommon valor exhibited by horsemen in both blue and gray and reinforces Wittenberg’s reputation as a distinguished chronicler of Civil War cavalry engagements. Archeology and Public Education at the Site of the Civil War Battle at Monroe's Crossroads, Hoke County, North Carolina (Submitted onby PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 2.

The Civil War Battle at Monroe's Crossroads, Fort Bragg, North Carolina: A Historical Archeological. (Submitted onby PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.).

I just found this interesting website that provides a lot of info; figures, maps, tables, etc. along with photos, paintings and drawings coming from a book 'Cavalry Clash in the Sandhills: The Battle of Monroe's Crossroads, North Carolina, 10 March '.

Calvary Clash in the Sandhills: The Battle of Monroe’s Crossroads North Carolina, by Kenneth Belew, prepared for the United States Army, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, by The National Parks Service, Midwest and Southeast Archeological Centers, The monument is located near a marker to the battle.

Also in the battlefield area are a sign marking the site of Kilpatrick’s camp, a mass grave, and grave markers to soldiers both known and unknown. Landscape. The monument is located on Monroe’s Crossroads Battlefield, part of Fort Bragg. The Battle of Monroe's Crossroads (Ma ) - North Carolina History Project.

The Battle of Monroe’s Crossroads was a small Civil War battle that occurred on Ma near Fayetteville. Mounted Confederate cavalry attacked an unprepared Union cavalry encampment.

The fighting lasted several hours. The men buried at this site were either killed in action or died of wounds received at the battle of Monroe’s Crossroads on Ma The remains were moved to this cemetery after the war.

This is the only mass burial on Fort Bragg lands. The battle on Ma - on land that is now mostly Fort Bragg - was probably the last significant cavalry clash of the war.

At dawn, Confederate horsemen raided a Union camp. Recommended Reading: Battle of Monroe 's Crossroads and the Civil War's Final Campaign (Hardcover). Description: The Battle of Monroe's Crossroads, fought Mawas one of most important but least known engagements of William T.

Sherman's Carolinas Campaign. Landscape: The monument is located on Monroe's Crossroads Battlefield, part of Fort Bragg. The monument was placed on the highest point of the battlefield, next to a mass grave holding both Confederate and Union dead.

The Battle of Monroe's Crossroads, Mawas one of most important but least known engagements of William T. Sherman's Carolinas Campaign. Now in paperback, here is the only book-length account of this combat. As Sherman's infantry crossed into North Carolina, Maj.

Gen. Civil War Battles Fought in North Carolina. Hatteras Inlet Batteries (also known as Forts Clark and U.S.: Rear Admiral David D. Porter and Major General Alfred Terry; C.S.: General Braxton Bragg, Major General Robert Hoke, and Colonel Charles Lamb Estimated casualties: 2, Monroe’s Cross Roads (also known as Fayetteville Road and.

Their report, The Civil War Battle at Monroe's Crossroads, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, A Historical Archeological Perspective, gives fascinating insights about the conflict, perspectives gained, in part, from studying objects as small as buttons and nails they found in their excavations.

Spencer reported dead left on the field, a large number wounded and 30 prisoners of war. The actual loss to the Confederate forces during the Battle of Monroe’s Cross Roads is unknown, but it was said that every house along the road was full of killed and wounded soldiers.

Kern, William H. “A Description of the Monument at the Site of the Civil War Battle of Monroe’s Crossroads, Fort Bragg, North Carolina,” (Fort Bragg, NC: Environmental Management Office, ) North Carolina Historical Commission. Get this from a library.

The Civil War battle at Monroe's Crossroads, Fort Bragg, North Carolina: a historical archeological perspective. [Douglas D Scott; William J Hunt, Jr.].

Fort Bragg. More than years ago, men fought and died in mostly small but still savage Civil War battles in North Carolina that ranged from the western mountains to the Outer Banks.Typical of Eric J. Wittenberg's other books this is a remarkably fine work.

Fought 14 miles west of Fayetteville, North Carolina, the Battle at Monroe's Crossroads was the last large scale cavalry engagement of the American Civil War.Braxton Bragg (Ma – Septem ) was an American career army officer during the Second Seminole War and Mexican–American War who served as a general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War, serving in the Western most important role was as commander of the Army of Mississippi, later renamed the Army of Tennessee, from June until .