0 Likes

Bennett Place Historical Site, Durham, North Carolina
USA
Bennett Place is a quiet, restored farmhouse, situated in Durham in the North Carolina countryside. In April of 1865, this farmhouse was located between two opposing armies; Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's headquarters in Greensboro, and Union Gen. William T. Sherman's headquarters in Raleigh. The two Generals met at this farmhouse to negotiate and sign the surrender documents for the Southern Armies in the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida, in what became the largest troop surrender of the U.S. Civil War. The house and farm are now preserved as a North Carolina Historic Site. In 1865, the farm was owned by James and Nancy Bennett (at the time, the name was spelled Bennitt). At the time, General Joseph Johnston’s army had failed to stop the army of the Union General, William T. Sherman, from waging a war of total destruction in North Carolina. But once it became known that General Robert E. Lee’s army had surrendered to General Ulysses Grant, the war was over and further fighting had to cease.
Copyright: James l. tanner
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9000x4500
Subida: 27/11/2012
Actualizado: 03/09/2014
Número de vistas:

...


Tags: bennett place; durham; north carolina; u.s. civil war; sherman; johnson
comments powered by Disqus

Tom Hurley
Duke Chapel, NC
Jacob Thompson
Davidson Quad
James L. Tanner
Duke University Campus, Durham, North Carolina USA
Jacob Thompson
Kilgo Quad
Jacob Thompson
Main Quad
Scott Faber
Durham Farmers Market, Durham, NC USA
Glenn Sadlik
Sarah Duke Gardens
Glenn Sadlik
Sarah Duke Gardens
Glenn Sadlik
Sarah Duke Gardens
Glenn Sadlik
Sarah Duke Gardens
Tom Hurley
Chapel Hill Transit Bus
Tom Hurley
Chapel Hill Aquatics Center Interior During Construction
Kyrre Andersen
Midsummer Eve bonfire
Mark Schuster
Kanakan Village - Iran
bryant a gilbert
The Blue Water Bridge, Port Huron Michigan to Sarnia Ontario
Randy Myers
Arc de Triomphe
Arnaud Chapin
Nurserie de Veaux
Noel Jenkins
Robot milking parlour at Orway Farm, Devon
Tibor Illes
Greek Folklor Dancing Group of Egion - XI. Rose Festival
Scott Knauss
The Gigli of Nola
Marcin Klaban
Old English Bus
Café Central
ehcsimred
Ehcsimred schleuse herbrum aschendorf germany
ehcsimred
Ehcsimred bruecke nasses dreieck germany
James L. Tanner
Gilbert Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch, Gilbert, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
Pony Express Trail, Edwards Creek Valley, Nevada, USA
James L. Tanner
Main Street and Marshall Way, Scottsdale, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
East Side Christmas Lights, Mesa Arizona Temple, Mesa, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
Utah State Capitol Building, Salt Lake City, Utah USA
James L. Tanner
East Side of Hunt's Tomb, Papago Park, Phoenix, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
Visitors Center and Dam at Glen Canyon, Page, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
North Grove Loop, General Grant Grove, Sequoia National Park, California USA
James L. Tanner
Mesa, Arizona LDS Temple Gardens and Reflecting Pool
James L. Tanner
Palo Verde Trees in Bloom, Park of Canals, Mesa, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
Mesa Public Library, Mesa, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
Illinois State Capitol, Springfield, Illinois USA
More About USA

The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.