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By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
Battle of Marks' Mills Marker
Arkansas (Dallas County), Fordyce — 106 — Road to Marks' Mills / Battle of Marks' Mills
Road to Marks' Mills Gen. Frederick Steele’s Union army set out from Little Rock on March 23, 1864, to join a second army in Louisiana and invade Texas. He made it as far as modern-day Prescott before turning toward Camden in hopes of . . . — Map (db m121222) HM
Arkansas (Dallas County), Leola — 117 — Skirmish at Guesses Creek
Front Gen. Frederick Steele’s Union army left Camden on April 26, 1864, starting a retreat to Little Rock. Confederate pursuers caught up with them on April 29 on the Jenkins’ Ferry Road and began skirmishing. Union gunners of the 2nd . . . — Map (db m121168) HM
Arkansas (Dallas County), Tulip — 48 — Arkansas Military Institute / Tulip in the Civil War
Arkansas Military Institute The state legislature chartered the Arkansas Military Institute in 1850, and the school was built on Chapel Ridge in Tulip. Cadets had to be over 14 and at least 4 feet 9 inches tall. Classes included Latin, . . . — Map (db m121218) HM
Arkansas (Dallas County), Tulip — Old Tulip School House1902 - 1944
Has been placed on the Arkansas Register of Historic Places by Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. — Map (db m121334) HM
Arkansas (Dallas County), Tulip — Tulip
Tulip was settled in 1838 by Moses Overton. Making it the oldest community in Dallas County. Prominent settlers were Tyre H. Brown, Gen. Nathaniel G. Smith, Col. Maurice Smith and Judge Willis L. Somervell. Tulip missed being the capitol of Arkansas . . . — Map (db m121307) HM

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