Lt. Joseph W. Harris, U.S.A. Historical

Lt. Joseph W. Harris, U.S.A. Historical (HM1UGF)

Location: Conway, AR 72034 Faulkner County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 6.235', W 92° 32.694'

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Joseph W. Harris of New Hampshire, received appointment to the Military Academy at West Point at the age of 17 and graduated in 1825. He was assigned to accompany a group of 750 Cherokees aboard the steamboat Yeatman. They were forced to land at Cadron, April 8, 1834, because of low water.

The Indians were stricken with cholera. Lt. Harris also became ill. He retired from the Army because of his poor health and died May 18, 1837, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire at age 32.
Year Placed1989
Placed ByConway Chamber of Commerce, Faulkner County Historical Society in cooperation with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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Date Added Sunday, September 18th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 541476 N 3884661
Decimal Degrees35.10391667, -92.54490000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 6.235', W 92° 32.694'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 6' 14.1" N, 92° 32' 41.64" 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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