Osceola Hornets

Osceola Hornets (HMO9F)

Location: Osceola, AR 72370 Mississippi County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 39.291', W 89° 55.505'

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Upon the Civil War's outbreak, Capt. Charles Bowen raised a company known as the "Osceola Hornets," participating in the battles of Belmont and Shiloh. Initially 100 strong, only seven returned. During Reconstruction, Bowen was instrumental in quelling carpetbagger-inspired lawlessness in the "Black Hawk War" of 1872.
HM NumberHMO9F
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 12:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 235188 N 3949609
Decimal Degrees35.65485000, -89.92508333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 39.291', W 89° 55.505'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 39' 17.46" N, 89° 55' 30.30" W
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Area Code(s)870
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 118-120 State Hwy 198, Osceola AR 72370, US
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