Cadron in the Civil War Historical

Cadron in the Civil War Historical (HM1THB)

Location: Conway, AR 72034 Faulkner County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 6.239', W 92° 32.704'

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Confederate forces used Cadron as a base in the war's early years, and Union troops were here after taking Little Rock in September 1863. The site was valuable for the saw and grist mills nearby, the telegraph line that ran to Little Rock, and the ferry, though that was destroyed by October 1864. Union troops were stationed at Cadron in 1864 and 1865, stockpiling supplies for soldiers operating against Confederate troops and guerrillas in the region and watching for movements of troops toward Missouri. Hundreds of Confederates surrendered here in 1865.
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2014
Placed ByArkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, Faulkner County Historical Society, Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council
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Date Added Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 541460 N 3884669
Decimal Degrees35.10398333, -92.54506667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 6.239', W 92° 32.704'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 6' 14.34" N, 92° 32' 42.24" W
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Area Code(s)501
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6598 Hwy 319 W, Conway AR 72034, US
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