Bayou Metre Hornets

Bayou Metre Hornets (HM26VH)

Location: Jacksonville, AR 72076 Pulaski County
Country: United States of America
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N 34° 52.831', W 92° 6.539'

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The 4th Arkansas Infantry Battalion (C.S.) enlisted at Little Rock on Nov. 10, 1861. It included Capt. T.F. Murff's Co. A, the 'Bayou Metre Hornets,' which had received a flag at an Oct. 18 barbecue at modern-day Jacksonville. The regiment fought at Island #10, Kentucky Campaign, Stone's River, Chickamauga, Atlanta Campaign, Franklin, Nashville and Carolinas Campaign in McNair's Arkansas Brigade, though losses led them to merge with another regiment in 1863.The survivors surrendered in North Carolina in 1865. Eight 'Hornets' are buried here.
HM NumberHM26VH
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2014
Placed ByArkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, Reed’s Bridge Battlefield Preservation Society, Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council
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Date Added Sunday, April 15th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 581425 N 3860155
Decimal Degrees34.88051667, -92.10898333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 52.831', W 92° 6.539'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 52' 49.86" N, 92° 6' 32.34" W
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Area Code(s)501
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1589-1625 AR-161, Jacksonville AR 72076, US
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