The Battle Had Begun!

The Battle Had Begun! (HM2ABP)

Location: New Edinburg, AR 71660 Cleveland County
Country: United States of America
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N 33° 47.109', W 92° 14.872'

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After getting in the neighborhood of the supply train Gen. Shelby was ordered on the road leading to Mount Elba to intercept the train and attack the front. Cabell's Brigade moved up to the road leading direct to Marks' Mills. As they moved down the Marks' Mills Road the enemys pickets were soon encountered. The thundering of the on-coming train was distinctly heard

The Battle Had Begun!

The driver of the first wagon of the Union train was killed near this spot
Year Placed2003
Placed ByEdgar and Sue Marks Colvin
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 13th, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 569633 N 3738588
Decimal Degrees33.78515000, -92.24786667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 47.109', W 92° 14.872'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 47' 6.5400000000001" N, 92° 14' 52.32" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)870
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Old Camden Rd, New Edinburg AR 71660, US
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