March 7, 1862 - Early AfternoonConfederate commander Earl Van Dorn had pushed his army relentlessly for a week to catch the Union army by surprise. Now, after hours of hard fighting up the Telegraph Road, here in sight of Elkhorn Tavern, Van Dorn gambled by committing all his reserves. As the Missouri State Guard regiments drove back the last Federal defenders, Elkhorn Tavern appeared to be a bold Confederate victory.
|Placed By||Pea Ridge National Military Park - National Park Service - U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 5:36am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 409031 N 4034764|
|Decimal Degrees||36.45381667, -94.01516667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 27.229', W 94° 0.91'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 27' 13.74" N, 94° 0' 54.60" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 183 County Rd 65, Garfield AR 72732, US|
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