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Near New Edinburg in Cleveland County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Cleveland County Battle of Mark's Mill

 
 
Cleveland County Battle of Mark's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
1. Cleveland County Battle of Mark's Mill Marker
Inscription.  The Battle of Mark's Mill, fought here on April 25, 1864, was a complete Confederate victory. General James F. Fagan's Confederate cavalry having surprised and captured a Union army of 2,000 men and 240 wagon loads of supplies. General Powell Clayton, the Union commander, narrowly escaped capture by flight with a handful of his cavalry.
 
Erected 1936 by 1836 Arkansas Centennial Comm. - Arkansas History Comm. 1936. (Marker Number E-27.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Arkansas Centennial Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 47.221′ N, 92° 14.85′ W. Marker is near New Edinburg, Arkansas, in Cleveland County. Marker is on Old Camden Road 0.4 miles south of Marks Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Old Camden Road, New Edinburg AR 71660, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shelby's Approach (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle Had Begun! (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Marks' Mills / Marks Family Experience
Cleveland County Battle of Mark's Mill Marker among items from the battle and area. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
2. Cleveland County Battle of Mark's Mill Marker among items from the battle and area.
(approx. mile away); Witnesses to War (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Battle at Marks' Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Union Wagon Train Leaves Camden (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Battle of Marks' Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Road to Marks' Mills / Battle of Marks' Mills (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Edinburg.
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar, US Civil
 
Battle of Mark's Mill entrance. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
3. Battle of Mark's Mill entrance.
Battle of Mark's Mill markers, maps, items from the battle and trail. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
4. Battle of Mark's Mill markers, maps, items from the battle and trail.
Nearby State park with markers about the Battle of Marks's Mill. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
5. Nearby State park with markers about the Battle of Marks's Mill.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 7, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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