Jonesboro in Craighead County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
The Battle of Jonesboro
Erected 1997 by Craighead County Historical Society. (Marker Number 1.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is August 2, 1862.
Location. 35° 50.283′ N, 90° 42.309′ W. Marker is in Jonesboro, Arkansas, in Craighead County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and West Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 511 South Main Street, Jonesboro AR 72401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Craighead County Court House (here, next to this marker); The ArkansasIn Memoriam United Spanish War Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Troops Raised in Craighead County (approx. 1.2 miles away); Last Confederate Veteran (approx. 3.6 miles away).
Also see . . . Encyclopedia of Arkansas History - Skirmish at Jonesboro. (Submitted on April 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.