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Averasboro Battlefield

The Battle of Averasboro was fought on the 8,000-acre Smithville Plantation along the Cape Fear River, 20 miles northeast of Fayetteville.  A small museum, visitor center, some monuments, and marked trails interpret the battle fought here.

Averasboro Battlefield: What's Nearby

Dunn, NC
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Averasboro Battlefield
Dunn, NC
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Fayetteville Area Civil War Cultural Heritage Trail
Fayetteville, NC
Civil War  |  Museum
Museum of the Cape Fear/Arsenal Park
Fayetteville, NC
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Bentonville Battlefield
Four Oaks, NC
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site
Four Oaks, NC
Civil War  |  Historic Site
North Carolina State Capitol
Raleigh, NC
Civil War  |  Museum
North Carolina Museum of History
Raleigh, NC
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Malcolm Blue Farm
Aberdeen, NC
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Bennett Place State Historic Site
Durham, NC
Civil War  |  Museum
Orange County Historical Museum
Hillsborough, NC

Preservation

The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 520 acres at Averasboro Battlefield.

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Related Battles

Dunn, NC | March 16, 1865
Result: Inconclusive
Estimated Casualties
1,547
Union
682
Confed.
865