The Battle Before The Fall Of Little RockLooking northeast to your right about 300 yards downstream, you can see the area of the primary fighting of the Battle of Bayou Fourche. Fighting began about noon on Wednesday, September 10, 1863, after Union Brigadier General John Davidson's troops crossed the river rear present day Scott. As the Union troops advanced toward Little Rock, several skirmishes broke out. The map on the left shows the locations of troops. The Confederate cavalry and artillery were located on the left bank downstream where the present bridge is located.
|Placed By||The American Battlefield Protection Program, National Park Service, Department of the Interior, the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, the Rotary Club of Little Rock|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 572558 N 3841927|
|Decimal Degrees||34.71683333, -92.20758333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 43.01', W 92° 12.455'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 43' 0.59999999999988" N, 92° 12' 27.3" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5301 Lindsey Rd, Little Rock AR 72206, US|
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