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Prairie Grove in Washington County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Cumberland Presbyterian Church

 
 
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 30, 2010
1. Cumberland Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.
Site of the first
Cumberland Presbyterian
Church. Used as
a hospital during
the battle of Prairie
Grove 1862 marked
by Prairie Grove
Chapter U.D.C. 1930.

 
Erected 1930 by Prairie Grove Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 35° 58.547′ N, 94° 19.116′ W. Marker is in Prairie Grove, Arkansas, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of West Buchanan Street (U.S. 62) and Katie Smith Street, on the right when traveling west on West Buchanan Street. Click for map. 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. Hindman Hall Museum (approx. 0.7 miles away); General Shaver's Headquarters (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battlefield Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Prairie Grove (approx. 0.7 miles away); March of the Armies (approx. 0.7 miles away); Historic Wall (approx. 0.7 miles away);
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 30, 2010
2. Cumberland Presbyterian Church Marker
Major General Thomas C. Hindman (approx. 0.7 miles away); Generals James G. Blunt and Francis J. Herron (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Prairie Grove.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Current Cumberland Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 30, 2010
3. Current Cumberland Presbyterian Church
The wartime log structure stood on the same site as the current church. General Hindman used the church as his headquarters during the battle.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 673 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on , by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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