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Benson is in North Carolina.

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  • 1 Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site, 5466 Harper House Rd, Four Oaks, +1 910 594-0789. Tu-Sa 9AM-5PM. Marks the site of the largest Civil War battle in North Carolina, which took place March 19-21, 1865, where the Confederates took another thrashing by General William Sherman in their waning days of the war. Battle of Bentonville (Q620244) on Wikidata Bentonville_Battlefield on Wikipedia
  • 2 Averasboro Battlefield and Museum, 3300 NC-82, Dunn, +1 910 891-5019. Tu-Sa 11AM-3PM. This battlefield site marks where Confederate Lt. General Hardee was sent to check the advancing Union forces of General Sherman in March of 1865 prior to the decisive Battle of Bentonville that happened days later. Just to the south of the museum is the Chicora Cemetery where casualties of the battle lie. Battle_of_Averasborough on Wikipedia
  • 3 General William C Lee Airborne Museum, 209 W Divine St, Dunn, +1 910 892-1947. F-Sa 11AM-3PM. Residence turned museum of General William Lee, regarded as the father of the US Airborne.
  • 4 Dunn Area History Museum, 201 E Broad St, Dunn, +1 910 891-1772. Tu-Sa 10AM-4:30PM. Local history museum.

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