Jacksonville in Pulaski County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Battle of Reed's Bridge
Erected 1970 by Jacksonville Jaycees.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is August 27, 1863.
Location. 34° 51.131′ N, 92° 6.819′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Arkansas, in Pulaski County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Trickey Lane and Military Road. Located within Heritage Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 East Trickey Lane, Jacksonville AR 72076, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this markerShared Gray Jacob Gray (here, next to this marker); Memphis Military Road (a few steps from this marker); The Brigade Moved Forward (within shouting distance of this marker); They Passed This Way (within shouting distance of this marker); The Memphis to Little Rock Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); The Trail of Tears through Jacksonville (within shouting distance of this marker); A Gallant Charge (approx. half a mile away); Brother Against Brother (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
More about this marker. This marker previously was located about a mile southwest of here, near Reed's Bridge Battlefield, on Arkansas Route 161 (South First Street).
Regarding Battle of Reed's Bridge. Also known as the Battle of Bayou Meto.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Battle of Reed's Bridge. (Submitted on April 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.