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Bennett Place State Historic Site. Credit: John Guss, Bennett Place State Historic Site, and Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
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Bennett Place

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4409 Bennett Memorial Rd., Durham, NC 27705
(919) 383-4345
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 This simple farmhouse was situated between Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's headquarters in Greensboro, and Union Gen. William T. Sherman's headquarters in Raleigh. In April 1865, the two commanders met at the Bennett Place, where they signed surrender papers for Southern armies in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida. It was the largest troop surrender of the American Civil War.

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