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White County Arkansas Historical Markers

 
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By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2018
View towards intersection of U.S. Highway's 67 and 64.
Arkansas (White County), Bald Knob — 27 — Confederate Salt Works Destroyed
Gen. J.R. West led 3,094 U.S. cavalrymen in pursuit of 4,000 Confederate horsemen under Col. T.H. McCray and Gen. J.O. Shelby on Aug. 6, 1864. The U.S. troops rode to Austin, Stony Point, Searcy, and Augusta. On Aug. 11, troops of the 10th Illinois . . . — Map (db m116192) HM
Arkansas (White County), Gum Springs — 32 — Action at Des Arc Bayou
On July 8, 1864, a column of 221 men of the 10th Illinois Cavalry headed for Searcy to confront Gen. J.O. Shelbys Confederates, who were operating in the area. They set up camp at Des Arc Bayou on July 13. At 4:30 a.m. July 14, around 500 men under . . . — Map (db m116328) HM
Arkansas (White County), Kensett — 6 — Action At Whitney's Lane
Front One hundred Texas Rangers and 50 local men on May 19, 1862, attacked a foraging party from the 17th Missouri Infantry (U.S.), a unit composed largely of German troops, fighting near here along Whitney's Lane. Union losses were 22 . . . — Map (db m116212) HM
Arkansas (White County), Searcy — 37 — Brig. Gen. Dandridge McRae
Born in Alabama Oct. 10, 1829, Dandridge McRae moved to Arkansas in 1849. A lawyer, he recruited Confederates in 1861 and led a battalion at Wilson's Creek and a regiment at Pea Ridge. Promoted to brigadier general Nov. 5, 1862, he was the only . . . — Map (db m116321) HM
Arkansas (White County), Searcy — 39 — Searcy Landing in the Civil War / Guerrilla War on the Little Red
Searcy Landing in the Civil War Searcy Landing was a steamboat stop with cotton warehouses before the war. On May 9, 1862, Col. P.J. Osterhaus's 3rd Division of the Union Army of the Southwest built a bridge across the Little Red River, . . . — Map (db m116325) HM
Arkansas (White County), Searcy — Spanish Land Grant to John Fayac
. . . — Map (db m116648) HM
Arkansas (White County), Searcy — White County Confederate Monument1861 - 1865 — CSA
Erected to the memory of the Confederate Soldiers of White County by Public Conscription 1917. — Map (db m116708) WM
Arkansas (White County), Searcy — F-13 — White County Court House
In 1837, two years after the creation of White County, the site of the town of Searcy was laid off as the permanent seat of justice of the county. — Map (db m116701) HM
Arkansas (White County), Searcy — White County Vietnam Memorial
Dedicated to those who made the supreme sacrifice, and in honor of all the men and women who served their country in a time of need. Killed in Action Dean, Lawrence C. Latimer, Wilbur D. Marsh, Clark L. Solomon, Douglas E. . . . — Map (db m116707) WM
Arkansas (White County), West Point — 38 — Naval Combat at West Point / Combat on the Little Red River
Naval Combat at West Point The U.S. gunboat Cricket steamed up the Little Red River Aug. 14, 1863, hunting the Confederate steamboats Kaskaskia and Tom Sugg. She captured the vessels at Searcy Landing and destroyed a . . . — Map (db m116269) HM

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