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U.S. Army Headquarters 1862

 
 
U.S. Army Headquarters 1862 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 30, 2010
1. U.S. Army Headquarters 1862 Marker
Inscription. This site was the camp-ground for commanding officers and headquarters of U.S. Army for Battle of Pea Ridge. Here councils of war were held. Camp for 10,500 soldiers. U.S. Army located 1 ½ miles south. Depot of supplies 1 mile north of this site.
 
Erected 1935 by Winton Spring Farm.
 
Location. 36° 26.432′ N, 94° 1.904′ W. Marker is in Garfield, Arkansas, in Benton County. Marker is on U.S. 62, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located a half mile east of the entrance to Pea Ridge National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Garfield AR 72732, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Enemy Is Behind Us! (within shouting distance of this marker); Getting Ready To Fight (within shouting distance of this marker); City of Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); They Passed This Way (approx. 0.2 miles away); That Beautiful Charge (approx. 0.6 miles away); "Dat De Shpot, Sergent!" (approx. 0.6 miles away); A Perfect Storm of Shot and Shell (approx. 0.8 miles away); Confederate Sunset (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Garfield.
 
Also see . . .  Pea Ridge National Military Park
U.S. Army Headquarters 1862 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 30, 2010
2. U.S. Army Headquarters 1862 Marker
. (Submitted on September 13, 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 897 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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