Confederates and Union Forces SkirmishYou are standing in the vicinity of where Confederate forces camped on Monday, September 7, 1863, when Union forces under Major General Frederick Steele advancing from Brownsville engaged the brigade of Colonel Robert C. Newton, C.S.A., driving his troops back to the river west of here toward Little Rock. Colonel Archibald S. Dobbins, C.S.A., Arkansas Cavalry, reported the Union troops faked a crossing at Buck's Ford to the south of Terry's Ferry in order to distract the defending Confederates from the actual crossing west of Ashley's Mills near Terry's Ferry up the river.
|Placed By||The American Battlefield Protection Program, National Park Service, Department of the Interior, the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, Radiology Associates, PA|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 582798 N 3840339|
|Decimal Degrees||34.70173333, -92.09591667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 42.104', W 92° 5.755'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 42' 6.24" N, 92° 5' 45.3" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 14811-14819 Alexander Rd, Scott AR 72142, US|
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