Pulaski Arkansas Battery

Pulaski Arkansas Battery (HMNJ9)

Location: Brookline, MO 65619 Fond Du Lac County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 6.217', W 93° 24.343'

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Wilson's Creek

From this position the four cannon of the Pulaski Arkansas Battery supported Confederate infantry during the Battle of Wilson's Creek. Two artillerists were killed by opposing cannon shot here, and one was wounded by a minie ball.

Despite the casualties, Captain William E. Woodruff believed his battery had a very successful day of gunning. Woodruff wrote, "Our fire was ... directed where it could be advantageously used without injury to our own troops, sometimes at the opposing battery, at others against the assaults of the enemy on the hill to the northwest..."

The guns in place here today are aimed toward the site of the opposing batteries on "Bloody Hill."
HM NumberHMNJ9
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 8:52pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 463949 N 4106444
Decimal Degrees37.10361667, -93.40571667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 6.217', W 93° 24.343'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 6' 13.02" N, 93° 24' 20.58" W
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Area Code(s)417
Closest Postal AddressAt or near N1935 Tour Rd, Brookline MO 65619, US
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