Battery D

Battery D (HM21BL)

Location: Helena-West Helena, AR 72342 Phillips County
Country: United States of America
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N 34° 31.17', W 90° 35.728'

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Hindman Hill, southernmost of four positions fortified by Union Forces in June, 1863, was attacked by the 35th, 37th, and Hawthorn's Arkansas Infantry Regiments under General Fagan, CSA at daybreak, July 4, 1863. Thwarted by the strength of the Union defenses, manned by the 43rd Indiana, the 33rd and 35th Missouri, and the 33rd Iowa, Fagan's brigade retreated at 11 A.M. along the Upper Little Rock Road. About 250 men of the 37th Arkansas were captured after failing to receive the signal to withdraw. Total casualties for Fagan's brigade were 47 killed, 115 wounded, and 273 missing.
HM NumberHM21BL
Year Placed1963
Placed ByThe Arkansas Civil War Centennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 720715 N 3822385
Decimal Degrees34.51950000, -90.59546667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 31.17', W 90° 35.728'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 31' 10.2" N, 90° 35' 43.68" W
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Area Code(s)870
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 131-279 Military Rd, Helena-West Helena AR 72342, US
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