In light of overwhelming enemy strength and the relatively heavy casualties his army suffered in the Battle of Bentonville, Johnston surrendered to Sherman little more than a month later at Bennett Place, near Durham Station.
KeywordsAmerican Civil War, North Carolina, Sherman, surrender, johnston, battle of bentonville, Durham Station
Benson John Lossing, ed. Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (vol. 6) (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1912)