Camp Walker

Camp Walker (HM1H83)

Location: Gravette, AR 72736 Benton County
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 36° 24.611', W 94° 34.125'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
This camp was established in June, 1861, by Brig. Gen. Nicholas Bart Pierce, a Benton County man, to train recruits from Western Arkansas and the Indian Nation. He was a West Point graduate.

Many Arkansas units, Greer's Texas regiment, Herbert's 3d Louisiana, went from this camp to Camp Stephens and on to join in the battle of Wilson's Creek.

This training ground covered about two square miles. The marker is set near the officers' quarters on the ridge and a large rocked-up well used by them.
HM NumberHM1H83
Placed ByArkansas Civil War Centennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:32pm PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 359342 N 4030588
Decimal Degrees36.41018333, -94.56875000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 24.611', W 94° 34.125'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 24' 36.66" N, 94° 34' 7.5" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)479
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24751 AR-72, Gravette AR 72736, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Battle of Maysville
1.9 miles
Fort Wayne Historical
3.39 miles
Stand Watie
8.81 miles
McDonald County Historical
14.49 miles
Dug Hill Community Center
18.47 miles
18.9 miles
Cold War
18.9 miles
18.9 miles
Persian Gulf War
18.9 miles
War on Terrorism
18.9 miles
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. What year was the marker erected?
  9. This marker needs at least one picture.
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?