Raids of March-April 1863On March 10, 1863 Union cavalry captured the ferry after a three-hour fight. They burned buildings and stores of corn in Chalk Bluff and destroyed a large uncompleted ferry boat. Two weeks later on March 24 Union cavalry returned to Chalk Bluff and pursued retreating Confederates as far as Scatterville south of present day Piggott.
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|Placed By||Arkansas History Commission - Clay County Centennial Year|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 3:24am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 754125 N 4040777|
|Decimal Degrees||36.47861667, -90.16348333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 28.717', W 90° 9.809'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 28' 43.02" N, 90° 9' 48.54" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2978-2998 Co Rd 347, Piggott AR 72454, US|
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