Jacksonville in Pulaski County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Bayou Metre Hornets
Erected 2014 by Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, Reed’s Bridge Battlefield Preservation Society, Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council. (Marker Number 85.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 52.831′ N, 92° 6.539′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Arkansas, in Pulaski County. Marker is at the intersection of North First Street and Gregory Place, on the right when traveling north on North First Street. Touch for map. Located in the Bayou Meto Cemetery parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1588 North First Street, Jacksonville AR 72076, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Bayou Meto Historic Site (a few steps from this marker); The Memphis to Little Rock Railroad (approx. 2 miles away); Memphis Military Road (approx. 2 miles away); The Trail of Tears through Jacksonville (approx. 2 miles away); Shared Gray Jacob Gray (approx. 2 miles away); Battle of Reed's Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); They Passed This Way (approx. 2 miles away); The Brigade Moved Forward (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
Regarding Bayou Metre Hornets. The "Bayou Metre Hornets" were later renamed the "Turnbull Guards."
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the 4th Arkansas Infantry Battalion. (Submitted on April 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.