Jacksonville in Pulaski County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Bayou Metre Hornets
Erected 2014 by Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, Reed’s Bridge Battlefield Preservation Society, Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council. (Marker Number 85.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission series list.
Location. 34° 52.831′ N, 92° 6.539′ W. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1588 North First Street, Jacksonville AR 72076, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bayou Meto Historic Site (a few steps from this marker); The Memphis to Little Rock Railroad (approx. 2 miles away); Memphis Military Road (approx. 2 miles away); The Trail of Tears through Jacksonville (approx. 2 miles away); Shared Gray Jacob Gray (approx. 2 miles away); Battle of Reed's Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); They Passed This Way (approx. 2 miles away); The Brigade Moved Forward (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
Regarding Bayou Metre Hornets. The "Bayou Metre Hornets" were later renamed the "Turnbull Guards."
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the 4th Arkansas Infantry Battalion. (Submitted on April 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.