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. A significant historical date for this entry is November 10, 1861.
Location. 34° 52.831′ N, 92° 6.54′ W. Marker is in JacksonvilleTouch 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 (here, next to this marker); Civil War Soldiers Buried at Bayou Meto Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jacksonville, Arkansas (approx. one mile away); First Jacksonville School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Governor Homer M. Adkins (approx. 1.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Arkansas Ordnance Plant (AOP) (approx. 1.2 miles away); Memorial Honoring 53 (approx. 1.2 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 September 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.