Jacksonport in Jackson County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Jacksonport in the Civil War
At various times Jacksonport was headquarters for such noted military leaders as Frederick Steele, Earl Van Dorn, John S. Marmaduke, Dandridge McRae and Jo Shelby.
Erected 1965 by the Arkansas Civil War Centennial Commission.
Location. 35° 38.381′ N, 91° 18.642′ W. Marker is in Jacksonport, Arkansas, in Jackson County. Marker can be reached from Avenue Street west of Dillard Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located within Jacksonport State Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: Avenue Street, Newport AR 72112, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Surrender at Jacksonport (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shelling of Jacksonport Jackson County First Court House (approx. 2.9 miles away).
1. Markers temporarily removed.
The historical and interpretive markers between the old Jackson County Courthouse and the Visitors Center (under construction) have been temporarily removed to safeguard them. They should be reinstalled soon.
— Submitted April 12, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 12, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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