Relevant Websites

The Friends of Bentonville Battlefield 

The Friends of Bentonville Battlefield exist to maintain an association of persons interested in the preservation of the memory, the spirit, and the physical condition of Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site, located near the town of Four Oaks in Johnston County, North Carolina. Website contains information on events, history, and more related to the Friends of Bentonville Battlefield. 

American Battlefield Trust

The American Battlefield Trust preserves America’s hallowed battlegrounds and educates the public about what happened there and why it matters.

Battle of Averasboro March 15-16, 1865. 

Preservation efforts are ongoing at the site of this delaying action that helped set the stage for the March 19-21, 1865 Battle of Bentonville. The Averasboro battle site straddles today's Cumberland-Harnett County line on N.C. Hwy. 82, just west of I-95.

Teaching with Historic Places - National Register

The Battle of Bentonville: Caring for Casualties of the Civil War
By studying this new lesson plan on Bentonville, students will better understand how battlefield medical care developed during the Civil War, particularly in the Union Army. Written by former site manager John Goode and former N.C. Historic Sites curator of education Elaine Beck.

American Battlefield Protection Program

The National Park Service's battlefield preservation organization. ABPP has been involved with preserving the battlefield of Bentonville.

Virginia Center for Digital History

Promoting American history and culture via the World Wide Web.

Learning Network

New York Times on the Web
Connections for students, teachers, and parents. Grades 3-12.

National Historic Landmarks Program

Nationally significant historic places designated by the Secretary of the Interior because they possess exceptional value or quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States. Bentonville Battlefield is a National Historic Landmark.

United States Army Military History Institute

The USAMHI preserves the Army's history by ensuring access to historical research materials. It serves as the primary research facility for the historical study of the U.S. Army, in order to foster a greater understanding of the Army's role in our nation's history and in its future.

XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg

Near Fayetteville, N.C. - One of the finest military installations in the country. The cavalry battle at Monroe's Crossroads--between the forces of Wade Hampton and Judson Kilpatrick--occurred March 10, 1865, on what is now part of the Fort Bragg military reservation (no public access). Various units from Bragg have participated in special events at Bentonville over the years.