Gen. John Porter McCown

Gen. John Porter McCown (HM2A0A)

Location: Magnolia, AR 71753 Columbia County
Country: United States of America
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N 33° 15.64', W 93° 14.467'

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John P. McCown was born Aug. 19, 1815, in Sevierville, Tenn. An 1840 graduate of West Point, he served in the Mexican and Seminole wars before resigning from the U.S. Army on May 17, 1861. McCown joined the Confederate army, rising to the rank of major general. He served in Missouri and Tennessee, leading a division that included an Arkansas brigade at Stone's River. After the war he moved to Magnolia and after his death Jan. 22, 1879, was buried in City Cemetery. His brother, G.W. McCown, a C.S. veteran, also lies there.
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HM NumberHM2A0A
Series This marker is part of the series
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Year Placed2011
Placed ByArkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Columbia Memorial #1374 UDC, Earl McCown, John McCown, Beulah Longino Goode, Woodmen of the World #341, Betty Faye Lewis, Dorothy Frazier Johnson, Thomas P. Dockery Camp SCV, SO-WE-AR Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council
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Date Added Sunday, August 5th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 477542 N 3680210
Decimal Degrees33.26066667, -93.24111667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 15.64', W 93° 14.467'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 15' 38.4" N, 93° 14' 28.02" 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 800 S Washington St, Magnolia AR 71753, US
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