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Pocahontas in Randolph County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

American Civil War Monument

 
 
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By Thomas Smith, April 23, 2021
1. American Civil War Monument
Inscription.  (side 1)
Erected in memory of the significant pain and lasting effects suffered by the people of Pocahontas and Randolph County during the Civil War.

(side 2)
Site of the capture of Confederate General Jeff Thompson, who was known as the "Missouri Swamp Fox."

(side 3)
Site of the St. Charles Hotel, which served as area headquarters for both Union and Confederate Generals during the American Civil War.

(plaque)
American Civil War Monument
Given to the City of Pocahontas, June 2015,
through the gifts of
The Pocahontas Rotary Club
Dr. Patrick Carroll
Five Rivers Historic Preservation, Inc.
John and Mary Helen Jackson
Frank and Kaye Bigger
Don and Ruth Ann Cox.
 
Erected 2015 by The Pocahontas Rotary Club.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 36° 15.683′ N, 90° 58.179′ W. Marker is in Pocahontas, Arkansas, in Randolph County. Memorial is at the intersection of

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By Thomas Smith, April 23
2. American Civil War Monument
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East Everett Street and North Bettis Street, on the left when traveling west on East Everett Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pocahontas AR 72455, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewis deMun (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Randolph County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Randolph County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Spinnenweber and Peters Equine Store and Merchantile (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Henry Morton Stanley (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); This meteor fell July 1859 (about 400 feet away); The Black River Today (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pocahontas.
 
American Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, April 23, 2021
3. American Civil War Monument
American Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, April 23, 2021
4. American Civil War Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Last updated on April 28, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 27, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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