The Dead of Prairie Grove

The Dead of Prairie Grove (HMNOA)

Location: Prairie Grove, AR 72753 Washington County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 59.125', W 94° 18.311'

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The men who died on this field on December 7, 1862 are buried in the soldier cemeteries in Fayetteville. 700 unknown Confederate soldiers are in the cemetery maintained by the Southern Memorial Association on East Mountain. The Union dead are in the Fayetteville National Cemetery. The commanding Generals reported 339 dead and 1,630 wounded in action. The records show that many of the wounded died — 430 in the army hospitals of Fayetteville, 150 in the churches and homes of Cane Hill, and others in homes along the Cove Creek and Telegraph roads. The losses were about 10 per cent of the troops engaged.
Placed ByState of Arkansas
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 1:29pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 382342 N 3983118
Decimal Degrees35.98541667, -94.30518333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 59.125', W 94° 18.311'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 59' 7.50" N, 94° 18' 18.66" W
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Area Code(s)479
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10000 Co Rd 80, Prairie Grove AR 72753, US
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