Brig. Gen. Dandridge McRae

Brig. Gen. Dandridge McRae (HM26V9)

Location: Searcy, AR 72143 White County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 15.198', W 91° 43.878'

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Born in Alabama Oct. 10, 1829, Dandridge McRae moved to Arkansas in 1849. A lawyer, he recruited Confederates in 1861 and led a battalion at Wilson's Creek and a regiment at Pea Ridge. Promoted to brigadier general Nov. 5, 1862, he was the only White Countian to achieve that rank. He also led troops at Prairie Grove, Helena, during the Little Rock Campaign, and at Fitzhugh's Woods. A violent foe of Arkansas's Reconstruction government, McRae was an active Mason and promoted education and Arkansas business after the war. He died April 23, 1899.
HM NumberHM26V9
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2012
Placed ByArkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, White County Civil War Round Table, White County Historical Society, Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council
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Date Added Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 10:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 615416 N 3901871
Decimal Degrees35.25330000, -91.73130000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 15.198', W 91° 43.878'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 15' 11.88" N, 91° 43' 52.68" W
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Area Code(s)501
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601-639 E Moore Ave, Searcy AR 72143, US
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