The Battle of Cache River or Cotton Plant

The Battle of Cache River or Cotton Plant (HM26WW)

Location: Cotton Plant, AR 72036 Woodruff County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 0.273', W 91° 15.17'

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July 7, 1862, the 11th Wisconsin Infantry of the Federals, commanded by Colonel Hovey, met the Confederate Texas Cavalry commanded by General Rust at Hills Plantation and engaged in a bitter fight.

The Battle of Cache River or Cotton Plant is conceded by the Federals to have been one of the most remarkable and hard fought battles of the War Between the States.
HM NumberHM26WW
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
Placed ByCotton Plant Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 659431 N 3874942
Decimal Degrees35.00455000, -91.25283333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 0.273', W 91° 15.17'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 0' 16.38" N, 91° 15' 10.2" W
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Area Code(s)870
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 308 Main St, Cotton Plant AR 72036, US
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