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Near Leola in Grant County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Battle of Jenkins' Ferry

 
 
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By Lee Hattabaugh, October 21, 2010
1. Battle of Jenkins' Ferry Marker
Inscription.  Erected in memory of the soldiers of the Confederacy, who gave their lives for the cause at the Battle of Jenkins Ferry, April 30, 1864, Dedicated September 19, 1928, by the James F. Fagan and Jenkins Ferry Chapters of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. We honor their valor and sacrifice.
 
Erected 1928 by United Daughters of the Confederacy - James F. Fagan and Jenkins' Ferry Chapters.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 30, 1933.
 
Location. 34° 12.737′ N, 92° 32.844′ W. Marker is near Leola, Arkansas, in Grant County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 46 1.9 miles south of State Highway 291, on the right when traveling south. Monument located in Jenkins' Ferry State Park, on the left after you enter the park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leola AR 72084, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Samuel Rice / Confederate Cannons Captured (within shouting distance of this marker); Jenkins Ferry / Pontoon Bridge
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By Lee Hattabaugh, October 21, 2010
2. Battle of Jenkins' Ferry Marker
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Red River Campaign (about 500 feet away); Refugee Children / Supplies Destroyed (approx. 1.9 miles away); Officers Killed / Union Wounded (approx. 3.1 miles away); Skirmish at Guesses Creek (approx. 5.9 miles away); Clash at Whitten's Mill (approx. 7.1 miles away); Tulip (approx. 10.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leola.
 
Also see . . .  Jenkins' Ferry State Park. (Submitted on October 27, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
 
Battle of Jenkins' Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 21, 2010
3. Battle of Jenkins' Ferry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,762 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 27, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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