Battle of Massard Prairie

Battle of Massard Prairie (HMZI1)

Location: Fort Smith, AR 72916 Sebastian County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 18.683', W 94° 22.876'

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On July 27, 1864 Confederates led by Gen. Richard M. Gano surprised an outpost of the Sixth Kansas Cavalry at nearby Caldwell's Place. The Federal force was routed with a loss of 25 killed and wounded, 127 prisoners and much equipment. The Confederates lost 34 men.
HM NumberHMZI1
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
Year Placed1976
Placed ByUnited Daughters of the Confederacy, Varina Jefferson Chapter 252, Fort Smith, Arkansas
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 8:13pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 374432 N 3908450
Decimal Degrees35.31138333, -94.38126667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 18.683', W 94° 22.876'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 18' 40.98" N, 94° 22' 52.56" W
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Area Code(s)479
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4800 Morgans Way, Fort Smith AR 72916, US
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