NC-G80 Bennett Place

Marker text: BENNETT PLACE

Farm home of James Bennett, where Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston surrendered his army to Union Gen. William T. Sherman, Apr. 26, 1865. Johnston's surrender followed Lee's at Appomattox by 17 days and ended the Civil War in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida.

Archives and Highway Departments, 1962

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