DeValls Bluff in Prairie County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
DeValls Bluff in the Civil War
Erected 2010 by ACWSC, City of DeValls Bluff, Arnold Family Foundation, Preserve America, NPS. (Marker Number 2.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
Location. 34° 47.047′ N, 91° 27.523′ W. Marker is in DeValls Bluff, Arkansas, in Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Main Street, De Valls Bluff AR 72041, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. DeValls Bluff Under Fire (here, next to this marker); Why DeValls Bluff (a few steps from this marker); Common Ground for Many Soldiers (a few steps from this marker); War on the White River (a few steps from this marker); DeValls Bluff: A Key Union Base (a few steps from this marker); Memphis and Little Rock Railroad (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Memphis and Little Rock Railroad (about 700 feet away); DeValls Bluff: A Major Union Riverport (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in DeValls Bluff.
Regarding DeValls Bluff in the Civil War. Additional interpretive markers next to this marker in Rhodes Park further explain DeValls Bluff role in the Civil War.
Also see . . . Encyclopedia of Arkansas article on DeValls Bluff role in the Civil War. (Submitted on August 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.