Near Garfield in Benton County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
who fell on
Mar., 6,7, & 8
May yet form the footstool of Liberty's throne;
And each single rock in the war-path of Alight.
Small yet be a rock in the Temple of Right.
And names in the graves that shall not be forgot;
Give me the land of the wreck and the lamb,
There's a grandeur in graves - There's a glory in gloom
And the living tread light on the hearts of the dead.
Or give me a land that is best by the dust.
and bright with the
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Battlefield Trails - Civil War series list.
Location. 36° 27.177′ N, 94° 1.005′ W. Marker is near Garfield, Arkansas, in Benton County. Memorial is on Military Park Road (County Road 65), on the right when traveling south. Located at stop eight, Elkhorn Tavern, on the driving tour of Pea Ridge National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Garfield AR 72732, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Remembrance and Reunion (a few steps from this marker); Reunited Soldiery Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Pea Ridge and the Trail of Tears (within shouting distance of this marker); Lifeline for Two Armies (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Disastrous RetreatVulnerable in Victory (about 500 feet away); Elkhorn Tavern Taken (about 600 feet away); The Butterfield Overland Mail Route (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Garfield.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Pea Ridge Battlefield by Markers
Also see . . .
1. Pea Ridge National Military Park. National Park Service website entry (Submitted on September 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Pea Ridge (Elkhorn Tavern). American Battlefield Trust website entry (Submitted on May 8, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,894 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 6. submitted on February 23, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.