Little Rock in Pulaski County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
In Memory of David O. Dodd
David O. Dodd,
the Boy Hero of the
This marks the place
of his execution.
Jan. 8, 1864.
Erected 1926 by the Memorial Chapter, U.D.C.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 34° 44.29′ N, 92° 15.902′ W. Marker is in Little Rock, Arkansas, in Pulaski County. Marker can be reached from East 9th Street. Touch for map. Located behind the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History. Marker is at or near this postal address: 509 East 9th Street, Little Rock AR 72202, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Story of David O. Dodd (here, next to this marker); The Little Rock Arsenal (here, next to this marker); The Arsenal Crisis (a few steps from this marker); United Spanish War Veterans Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); The Camden Expedition (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mehlburger Markers (within shouting 206th Coast Artillery (Anti-Aircraft) Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of United Spanish War Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Little Rock.
Regarding In Memory of David O. Dodd. Dodd's hanging occurred at a site on the grounds of St. John's College.
This granite monument was erected to mark the hanging site. The actual site was approximately 500 yards east of this location. In the early 1960's the monument was relocated here because of Interstate construction.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on David Owen Dodd (includes photo). (Submitted on May 8, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Heroes • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 73 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 8, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.