Jonesboro in Craighead County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Troops Raised in Craighead County
Erected 2015 by Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission; Col. Robert G. Shaver Camp 1655, Sons of Confederate Veterans; James W. Honnoll Chapter 2607, United Daughters of the Confederacy; W. Danny Honnoll and M. Ray Jones, ACWSC Commissioners; Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. (Marker Number 96.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 11, 1862.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 Southwest Drive, Jonesboro AR 72401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Arkansas (approx. 1.2 miles away); Craighead County Court House (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Battle of Jonesboro (approx. 1.2 miles away); In Memoriam United Spanish War Veterans (approx. 1.2 miles away); Last Confederate Veteran (approx. 2.7 miles away).
Also see . . . Encyclopedia of Arkansas History article on Jonesboro and the Civil War. (Submitted on April 12, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 12, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.