Battle of Reed's Bridge

Battle of Reed's Bridge (HM26Y0)

Location: Jacksonville, AR 72076 Pulaski County
Country: United States of America
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N 34° 51.131', W 92° 6.819'

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On August 27, 1863 the Federal army was advancing along the Military Road toward Little Rock when its Cavalry Division of 6,000 men under Gen. John W. Davidson attempted a crossing here and was met by a Confederate force of 4,000 under Gen. John S. Marmaduke. After burning the bridge the Confederates defended the crossing under heavy fire throughout the day, Several attempts at crossing failed and the Federals withdrew at sunset and two days later crossed the Bayou five miles southward. Little Rock ultimately fell on September 10, 1863.
HM NumberHM26Y0
Year Placed1970
Placed ByJacksonville Jaycees
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 581027 N 3857009
Decimal Degrees34.85218333, -92.11365000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 51.131', W 92° 6.819'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 51' 7.86" N, 92° 6' 49.14" W
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Area Code(s)501
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-344 E Trickey Ln, Jacksonville AR 72076, US
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