Texas Memorial, a War Memorial

Texas Memorial, a War Memorial (HM1VRS)

Location: Pea Ridge, AR 72751 Benton County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 27.242', W 94° 6.901'

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Remembers the Valor and Devotion of
Her Sons Who Served at Elkhorn Tavern
(Pea Ridge), Arkansas
March 7-8, 1862

In Van Dorn's attack of March 7, these Texas units under Brig. Gen. Ben McCulloch assaulted the Union right center:

3rd Texas Cavalry (South Kansas - Texas Regt.) — Col. Elkanah Greer, Lt. Col. Walter P. Lane · Capt. O.G. Welch's Squadron (Attached to 3rd Texas Cavalry) · 6th Texas Cavalry — Col. B.W. Stone · Young's (11th) Texas Cavalry — Lt. Col. James J. Diamond · Sims' (9th) Texas Cavalry — Col. William Sims, Lt. Col. William Quayle · Whitfield's (4th) Texas Cavalry Bn. — Maj. John W. Whitfield

Texas unit supporting Maj. Gen. Sterling Price's flank attack on the Union extreme left and rear was Good's Battery — Capt. J.J. Good.

Brig. Gen. Ben McCulloch of Texas was killed in the action. "A bolder soldier never died for his country" — Van Dorn.

A Memorial to Texans
Who Served the Confederacy
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Year Placed1964
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 400083 N 4034887
Decimal Degrees36.45403333, -94.11501667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 27.242', W 94° 6.901'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 27' 14.52" N, 94° 6' 54.06" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)479
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1401-1425 N Curtis Ave, Pea Ridge AR 72751, US
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