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Re-enactment tickets are on sale for Bentonville

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on January 7, 2010 1:46 PM

FOUR OAKS -- Advance tickets are now available for purchase for the 145th anniversary of the Battle of Bentonville, which is slated for March 20-21 at Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site.

Advance tickets -- purchased before March 1 -- are $8 for adults and $4 for children aged 7-12. After March 1, tickets will be $10 for adults and $5 for children. Children 6 and under attend free.

Bentonville Battlefield is the largest Civil War Battlefield in the state and the site of the only offensive battle to stop Gen. William T. Sherman's March from Atlanta. More than 3,500 re-enactors and 30,000 spectators are expected to attend the event, which includes two battles, military and civilian encampments and special educational programs over a two-day period.

Tickets can be purchased in person by visiting the site's visitor center or by ordering through the online store at bentonvillebattlefield.com. Tickets can also be purchased by mailing a check to: Bentonville 145th Event Tickets, P.O. Box 432, Newton Grove, N.C. 28366. Checks should be payable to the BBHA.

The battlefield is located three miles north of Newton Grove on U.S. 701 and then three miles east on S.R. 1008.

For more information, call 910-594-0789.