- March 19–21, 1865
- Near Bentonville, in Johnston County, North Carolina
Principal Union Commanders
- Major General Henry W. Slocum
Principal Confederate Commanders
- General Joseph E. Johnston
Union Forces Engaged
- Army of Georgia
Confederate Forces Engaged
- Army of the South
Number of Union Soldiers Engaged
- Roughly 60,000
Number of Confederate Soldiers Engaged
- Roughly 21,000
Estimated Union Casualties
- 1,527 (194 killed, 1,112 wounded, and 221 missing/captured)
Estimated Confederate Casualties
- 2,606 (239 killed, 1,694 wounded, and 673 missing/captured)
- Union victory
- Only major Confederate attempt to stop William T. Sherman after the Battle of Atlanta, in August, 1864.
- Last major Confederate engagement of the War Between the States.
- Largest Civil War engagement fought in North Carolina.
Timeline of the Carolinas Campaign
These are the main battles and events of the Carolinas Campaign in order.
- February 3, 1865 — Battle of Rivers’ Bridge
- February 11, 1865 — Battle of Aiken
- March 7–10, 1865 — Battle of Wyse Fork
- March 10, 1865 — Battle of Monroe’s Cross Roads
- March 16, 1865 — Battle of Averasboro
- March 19–21, 1865 — Battle of Bentonville