The Battle of Fitzhugh's Woods, April 1st, 1864As Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele's Union army marched into southwest Arkansas in the spring of 1864, Col. C.C. Andrews was ordered to lead an expedition to Woodruff County. The column's orders were to keep Brig. Gen. Dandridge McRae from recruiting Confederate forces in the region and from attacking the strategically important Memphis to Little Rock Railroad.
|Placed By||The Arkansas Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities|
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|Date Added||Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 652436 N 3912936|
|Decimal Degrees||35.34808333, -91.32243333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 20.885', W 91° 19.346'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 20' 53.1" N, 91° 19' 20.76" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5299 AR-33, Augusta AR 72006, US|
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