—September 26, 1864, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. —Slemons' brigade, riding in advance of the rebel army, was first spotted at 1 p.m. by pickets here at the Russellville Junction. After the pickets had sounded the alarm, a cavalry patrol rode here to verify the pickets report. Despite much shooting there were no casualties on either side. This phase of the conflict ended at 2:30 p.m. when the Union cavalry fled leaving the road to Ironton open to the Confederate advance.
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|Date Added||Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 710302 N 4162853|
|Decimal Degrees||37.58873333, -90.61810000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 35.324', W 90° 37.086'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 35' 19.44" N, 90° 37' 5.16" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near MO-72, Arcadia MO 63621, US|
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