St. Charles Battle Monument, a War Memorial

St. Charles Battle Monument, a War Memorial (HM21J9)

Location: Saint Charles, AR 72140 Arkansas County
Country: United States of America
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N 34° 22.45', W 91° 8.144'

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[Northeast face]

Officers and men killed on
the U.S.S. Mound City
{List of 124 dead}

[Northwest face]

Near this spot, on June 17, 1862,
a decisive engagement was
fought between the Conf-
ederates entrenched and
the Federal gunboats.
Here was fired the most
destructive single shot of
the Civil War, causing an
explosion on the "Mound
City" and the loss of 148
killed, besides many wounded.
O wheresoever these may be
betwixt the slumber of
the poles, to-day they
count as kindred souls.

[Southwest face]

Confederate soldiers
killed in the Battle
of St. Charles
Company G.
29th. Arkansas Infantry.
June 17, 1862.
W. G. Yarbrough
W. C. Klingle
J. P. Hall

[Southeast face]

Coeur Fidele
In loving memory of
William Hickman Harte
Master, U.S.N.
Born Limerick, Ireland, 1826
Killed in action June 17, 1862
HM NumberHM21J9
Year Placed1919
Placed ByRelative of William Hickman Harte
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 7th, 2017 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 671413 N 3805218
Decimal Degrees34.37416667, -91.13573333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 22.45', W 91° 8.144'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 22' 27" N, 91° 8' 8.64" W
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Area Code(s)870
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500 Arkansas, Saint Charles AR 72140, US
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