Skirmishes at Roseville

Skirmishes at Roseville (HM297A)

Location: Ozark, AR 72949 Franklin County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 29.1', W 93° 49.494'

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On March 29, 1864, troops of the 30th Texas Cavalry and local partisans attacked the Union post at Roseville south of here, burning 133 bales of cotton and two cotton gins. They returned in force on May 4 and drove the defending troops of the 2nd and 6th Kansas Cavalry back to their cotton-bale barricades where they made a stubborn stand, repelling the attacking Texans in a severe engagement. The Texans lost about 10 dead and 20 wounded while the Kansans lost 6 dead and 14 injured. The Confederates moved south and the Kansans headed to Ozark.
HM NumberHM297A
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2015
Placed ByArkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, Main Street Ozark, Arkansas Humanities Council/National Endowment for the Humanities, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 9th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 425172 N 3927142
Decimal Degrees35.48500000, -93.82490000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 29.1', W 93° 49.494'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 29' 6.0000000000001" N, 93° 49' 29.64" W
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Area Code(s)479
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 E River St, Ozark AR 72949, US
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