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Jonesboro in Craighead County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Battle of Jonesboro

 
 
The Battle of Jonesboro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2018
1. The Battle of Jonesboro Marker
Inscription. The Battle of Jonesboro took place at the Craighead County Court House in Jonesboro, Arkansas, on August 2, 1862. Company I, 30th Arkansas Infantry of the Fifth Trans-Mississippi Confederate army, under the command of Captain Mitchel A. Adair, defeated Company I, 1st Wisconsin Cavalry of the United States Army of the Southwest under the command of Lt. Charles l. Porter seven Yankees and one Confederate were killed in the battle.
 
Erected 1997 by Craighead County Historical Society. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Location. 35° 50.283′ N, 90° 42.309′ W. Marker is in Jonesboro, Arkansas, in Craighead County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and West Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 511 South Main Street, Jonesboro AR 72401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Craighead County Court House (here, next to this marker); The Arkansas (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memoriam United Spanish War Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Troops Raised in Craighead County
The Battle of Jonesboro Marker at the Craighead County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2018
2. The Battle of Jonesboro Marker at the Craighead County Courthouse.
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Last Confederate Veteran (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture - Skirmish at Jonesboro. (Submitted on April 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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