26th Indiana and 37th Illinois Infantry

26th Indiana and 37th Illinois Infantry (HMNOE)

Location: Prairie Grove, AR 72753 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 59.164', W 94° 18.273'

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The 26th Indiana Infantry and the 37th Illinois Infantry made another attack up the ridge. Colonel John G. Clark, 26th Indiana, U.S.A., wrote:
"The regiment was ... ordered on the left of the 37th Illinois...Soon after...the were ordered to charge the enemy, who were strongly posted on a hill covered with timber. My regiment succeeded in reading...75 yards beyond the crest of the hill, but was overpowered... and driven back in considerable disorder, but rallied...The regiment was...ordered to fall back and take position on the main road, where it remained until the next morning."
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 5:50am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 382400 N 3983189
Decimal Degrees35.98606667, -94.30455000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 59.164', W 94° 18.273'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 59' 9.84" N, 94° 18' 16.38" W
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Area Code(s)479
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10000-10194 Co Rd 80, Prairie Grove AR 72753, US
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