Prairie Grove in Washington County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Lieutenant Colonel John C. Black
"...we had the rebels now just where we had always wanted them, on level clear ground, and we felt now was an hour of vengeance. The regiment rose as one, and poured in a volley...which stopped the rebel pursuit...Our [Colt] revolving rifles kept playing and one and another fell, and one and another fled into the woods whence they came." (Marker Number 9.)
Location. 35° 59.162′ N, 94° 18.324′ W. Marker is in Prairie Grove, Arkansas, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from Park Tour Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located on the walking trail at stop four, the Borden House, of Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Prairie Grove AR 72753, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Dead of Prairie Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); 26th Indiana and 37th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this Herron's Attack (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blocher's Arkansas Battery (about 300 feet away); Archibald Borden House (about 400 feet away); 29th Arkansas Infantry (about 400 feet away); The Lord's Vineyard (approx. ¼ mile away); Morrow House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Prairie Grove.
Also see . . .
1. Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. John C. Black. Find-a-grave entry for Black. After the war, he had a successful career as a lawyer and was elected to Congress. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 662 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.