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Pine Bluff in Jefferson County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Battle of Pine Bluff

 
 
Battle of Pine Bluff Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 10, 2010
1. Battle of Pine Bluff Marker
Inscription. During the morning and early afternoon of October 25, 1863, Colonel Powell Clayton commander of federal troops occupying Pine Bluff, successfully repulsed a three-pronged confederate attack of forces of General John S. Marmaduke. Cotton bales hastily placed around the courthouse and surrounding streets provided an effective barricade for union defenders. Confederate loss: 41 killed, wounded, and captured.
 
Erected 1976 by Jefferson County History Commission.
 
Location. 34° 13.773′ N, 92° 0.207′ W. Marker is in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, in Jefferson County. Marker is on West Barraque Street just west of North Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of the courthouse near the West end of building. Marker is in this post office area: Pine Bluff AR 71601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Auguste La noir de Serville (a few steps from this marker); Jefferson County First Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Barraque Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joseph Bonne Cabin
Battle of Pine Bluff Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 10, 2010
2. Battle of Pine Bluff Marker
Looking East on West Barraque Street toward the intersection with North Main Street. Marker is on the left.
(about 500 feet away); Joseph Carter Corbin (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bayou Bartholomew (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,339 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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