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Hampton in Calhoun County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Calhoun County in the Civil War

 
 
Calhoun County in the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, June 25, 2022
1. Calhoun County in the Civil War Marker
Inscription.  Though sparsely populated, Calhoun County raised five companies of soldiers for service in the Confederate army: Company B, Sixth Arkansas Infantry, Companies E and G, Second Arkansas Cavalry, and Companies A and K, Fourth Arkansas Infantry Regiment. Henry G. Bunn of Calhoun County served in Company A of the Fourth Arkansas and became colonel of the regiment in late 1862. Col. Bunn led his men through most of the great battles of the Army of Tennessee until the end of the war. Hampton Cemetery is the final resting place of several Civil War veterans.
 
Erected 2015 by Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, Calhoun County, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. (Marker Number 123.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 33° 32.25′ N, 92° 28.35′ W. Marker is in Hampton, Arkansas, in Calhoun County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street
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(U.S. 278) and Hunt Street, on the right when traveling north on West Main Street. Located at the Calhoun County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 W Main St, Hampton AR 71744, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Marker at Calhoun County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, June 25, 2022
2. Marker at Calhoun County Courthouse.
Calhoun County in the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, June 25, 2022
3. Calhoun County in the Civil War Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2022, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 319 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 26, 2022, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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