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Monroe's Crossroads Battlefield Site

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    Hours: Weekdays, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Exterior View or By Appointment Only.

    The Battle of Monroe's Crossroads began at dawn on March 10, 1865, as Lieutenant General Wade Hampton's Confederate cavalrymen stormed Major General H. Judson Kilpatrick's Union cavalry encampment at the Charles Monroe plantation located on Blues Road. Initially routed during "Kilpatrick's Shirttail Skedaddle" Union troopers eventually regained the field in the prelude to major battles at Averasboro and Bentonville. Open for escorted tours on the first Monday of each month or by special appointment. Contact Fort Bragg Cultural Resources Management Office for individual and group tours, or call (910) 396-6680.