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Near Arkadelphia in Clark County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Skirmish at Bozeman's House

 
 
Skirmish at Bozeman's House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
1. Skirmish at Bozeman's House Marker
Inscription.  Near this site on April 1, 1864 Confederate General Joseph O. Shelby caught up with and attacked the rear guard of Union General Frederick Steeles army. Union General Samuel A. Rice, in charge of the supply, pontoon and brigade trains, rushed to support the troops under attack. After eight long and bloody hours of savage fighting between a small southern cavalry brigade and a large union division, darkness fell upon many wounded and dead. Nearly 400 union prisoners were taken.
 
Erected 2004 by Clark County Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable PlacesWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 1, 1864.
 
Location. 34° 5.668′ N, 93° 8.85′ W. Marker is near Arkadelphia, Arkansas, in Clark County. Marker is on Arkansas Route 26 west of Armstrong Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4175 AR-26, Arkadelphia AR 71923, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clark County (approx. 5.8 miles away); Degray Dam Boulder (approx. 5.8 miles away); Clark County First Manufactory in Arkansas
Marker on the left and driveway to the Bozeman House to the far right. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
2. Marker on the left and driveway to the Bozeman House to the far right.
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(approx. 5.8 miles away); Salt Kettle (approx. 5.8 miles away); Hollywood Methodist Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); Clark County Confederate Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Blakely Graveyard (approx. 5.8 miles away); Confederate Manufacturing / The Military Road (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arkadelphia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Encyclopedia of Arkansas History. (Submitted on August 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on the Bozeman House (includes photo). (Submitted on August 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 366 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Oct. 6, 2022