Skirmish of May 15, 1862Chalk Bluff occupied a strategic position during the Civil War. Its cliffs commanded a vital river crossing on the only major road from Missouri into the Crowley's Ridge country. Provisions were collected here and shipped downstream to Confederate forces.
|Placed By||Arkansas History Commission - Clay County Centennial Year|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 12:45am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 754141 N 4040755|
|Decimal Degrees||36.47841667, -90.16331667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 28.705', W 90° 9.799'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 28' 42.30" N, 90° 9' 47.94" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2978-2998 Co Rd 347, Piggott AR 72454, US|
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