Battle of Brownsville

Battle of Brownsville (HM26WV)

Location: Lonoke, AR 72086 Lonoke County
Country: United States of America
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N 34° 48.919', W 91° 52.772'

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On August 25, 1863 U.S. and Confederate Cavalry clashed near here. The initial battle involving approximately 7,000 men occurred east of the town. After a brief artillery duel, Col. Geiger's US troopers forced the retreat of Gen. Marmaduke's CS force. Marmaduke formed new battlelines 6 miles to the west. The Union advance was repulsed, but the Confederates were forced to retreat. In less than 3 weeks the Union advance on Little Rock ended in success.
HM NumberHM26WV
Placed ByLonoke County Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 602475 N 3853134
Decimal Degrees34.81531667, -91.87953333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 48.919', W 91° 52.772'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 48' 55.14" N, 91° 52' 46.32" W
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Area Code(s)501, 870
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 62 Flynt Ln, Lonoke AR 72086, US
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