Last Stand in the Carolinas: The Battle of Bentonville

28 May 2020 | By Mark L. Bradley | Filed in: cw bentonville.

The Battle of Bentonville, in which Gen Joseph E Johnston s Confederates launched a massive assault against one wing of Gen William T Sherman s Federal army, was the military climax of the long overlooked but critical Carolinas Campaign It was also the Southern Confederacy s final hurrah Never

The Battle of Monroe's Crossroads and the Civil War's Last Campaign

28 May 2020 | By Eric J. Wittenberg | Filed in: cw bentonville.

The Battle of Monroe s Crossroads, fought March 10, 1865, was one of most important but least known engagements of William T Sherman s Carolinas Campaign Confederate cavalry, led by Lt Gen Wade Hampton and Maj Gen Joseph Wheeler, launched a savage surprise attack on the sleeping camp of Maj G