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Little Rock in Pulaski County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Battle of Little Rock

 
 
Battle of Little Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 10, 2018
1. Battle of Little Rock Marker
Inscription.  In this vicinity, on September 10, 1863, an invading Federal column under Gen'l Frederick Steele defeated Confederate forces under Gen'l John Marmaduke in the Battle of Little Rock
 
Erected 1988 by Civil War Roundtable of Arkansas.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 10, 1863.
 
Location. 34° 43.314′ N, 92° 12.086′ W. Marker is in Little Rock, Arkansas, in Pulaski County. Marker is at the intersection of Fourche Dam Pike and East Roosevelt Road, on the left when traveling south on Fourche Dam Pike. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6364 Fourche Dam Pike, Little Rock AR 72206, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Engagement at Bayou Fourche (a few steps from this marker); The Little Rock Campaign - Bayou Fourche (approx. half a mile away); Marmaduke-Walker Duel (approx. 2.4 miles away); State of Minnesota (approx. 3.1 miles away); In Memory of all who served on the Island of Oahu (approx. 3.2 miles away); Confederate Burial in the National Cemetery
Battle of Little Rock Marker on right under trees. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 10, 2018
2. Battle of Little Rock Marker on right under trees.
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(approx. 3.3 miles away); Little Rock National Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); To the Memory of all Men and Women (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Little Rock.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on the Battle of Bayou Fourche. (Submitted on April 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture - Engagement at Bayou Fourche aka: Battle of Little Rock. (Submitted on April 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Area map showing positions prior to Battle of Little Rock. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 10, 2018
3. Area map showing positions prior to Battle of Little Rock.
Battle of Little Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 10, 2018
4. Battle of Little Rock Marker
Area view of Battle of Little Rock Marker and other markers. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 10, 2018
5. Area view of Battle of Little Rock Marker and other markers.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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