DeValls Bluff in Prairie County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
DeValls Bluﬀ in the Civil War
Erected 2010 by ACWSC, City of DeValls Bluff, Arnold Family Foundation, Preserve America, NPS. (Marker Number 2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 47.047′ N, 91° 27.523′ W. Marker is in DeValls Bluff, Arkansas, in Prairie County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 33) and Prairie Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. DeValls Bluff Under Fire (here, next to this marker); Why DeValls Bluff (a few steps from this marker); Common Ground for Many Soldiers (a few steps from this marker); War on the White River (a few steps from this marker); DeValls Bluff: A Key Union Base (a few steps from this marker); Memphis and Little Rock Railroad (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Memphis and Little Rock Railroad (about 700 feet away); DeValls Bluff: A Major Union Riverport (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in DeValls Bluff.
Regarding DeValls Bluff in the Civil War. Additional interpretive markers next to this marker in Rhodes Park further explain DeValls Bluff role in the Civil War.
Also see . . . Encyclopedia of Arkansas article on DeValls Bluff role in the Civil War. (Submitted on August 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 341 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.