Sevier County in the Civil War

Sevier County in the Civil War (HM2A05)

Location: Lockesburg, AR 71846 Sevier County
Country: United States of America
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N 33° 56.212', W 94° 10.197'

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While no fighting took place in Sevier Co. during the Civil War, local men served in Confederate units. Men gathered at Belleville Church as part of Pettus' Battalion of State Troops, marching to Arkadelphia under Gov. Harris Flanagin's General Order No. 6. Local men fought at Wilson's Creek in 1861. Sevier Co. men served in the 2nd Arkansas Mounted Rifles, 12th, 19th and 24th Arkansas Infantry, Crawford's Infantry Battalion, 37th Arkansas Militia, and 27th Texas Cavalry. The county's mineral wealth also served the Confederacy, yielding lead and iron pyrite.
HM NumberHM2A05
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2015
Placed ByArkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, Sevier County Genealogical Society, Arkansas Humanities Council, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 5th, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 391874 N 3755772
Decimal Degrees33.93686667, -94.16995000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 56.212', W 94° 10.197'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 56' 12.72" N, 94° 10' 11.82" W
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Area Code(s)870
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 AR-317, Lockesburg AR 71846, US
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