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Prairie Grove in Washington County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Morrow House

Confederate Headquarters

 
 
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By Craig Swain, August 30, 2010
1. Morrow House Marker
Inscription.  This house, built about 1855, was the home of the John Morrow family, and originally stood on Cove Creek 9 miles south of here. On the night before the battle of Prairie Grove, Confederate General T.C. Hindman met with his division and brigade commanders in this house and made final plans for battle. The army left the Morrow farm for Prairie Grove at 4 o'clock on the morning of December 7, 1862. This house also sheltered General Sterling Price in February 1862 when Price's army was enroute to the battle of Pea Ridge.
 
Erected by State of Arkansas.
 
Location. 35° 59.015′ N, 94° 18.573′ W. Marker is in Prairie Grove, Arkansas, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from East Douglas Street (U.S. 62), on the right when traveling west. Located along the park tour road in Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Prairie Grove AR 72753, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Generals James G. Blunt and Francis J. Herron (within shouting distance of this marker); Rhea's Mill (within shouting
Morrow House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 30, 2010
2. Morrow House and Marker
distance of this marker); Historic Wall (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General Thomas C. Hindman (within shouting distance of this marker); Battlefield Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Prairie Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); March of the Armies (within shouting distance of this marker); Blunt's Attack (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prairie Grove.
 
Also see . . .  Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. (Submitted on September 6, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 781 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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