The Battle of Jonesboro

The Battle of Jonesboro (HM271W)

Location: Jonesboro, AR 72401 Craighead County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 50.283', W 90° 42.309'

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The Battle of Jonesboro took place at the Craighead County Court House in Jonesboro, Arkansas, on August 2, 1862. Company I, 30th Arkansas Infantry of the Fifth Trans-Mississippi Confederate army, under the command of Captain Mitchel A. Adair, defeated Company I, 1st Wisconsin Cavalry of the United States Army of the Southwest under the command of Lt. Charles l. Porter seven Yankees and one Confederate were killed in the battle.
HM NumberHM271W
Year Placed1997
Placed ByCraighead County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, April 19th, 2018 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 707269 N 3968417
Decimal Degrees35.83805000, -90.70515000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 50.283', W 90° 42.309'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 50' 16.98" N, 90° 42' 18.54" W
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Area Code(s)870
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-511 S Main St, Jonesboro AR 72401, US
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