Battle of May 1-2, 1863In April 1863 a Confederate army of 5000 men commanded by General John S. Marmaduke advanced into Missouri. Forced to retreat before superior Union forces, the Confederates on May 1-2 fought a successful delaying action here while their army crossed the swollen St. Francis River on a makeshift floating bridge.
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|Placed By||Arkansas History Commission - Clay County Centennial Year|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 1:12pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 754233 N 4040958|
|Decimal Degrees||36.48021667, -90.16221667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 28.813', W 90° 9.733'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 28' 48.78" N, 90° 9' 43.98" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2978-2998 Co Rd 347, Piggott AR 72454, US|
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