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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Drew County, Arkansas
Adjacent to Drew County, Arkansas
► Ashley County (3) ► Bradley County (1) ► Chicot County (16) ► Cleveland County (12) ► Desha County (14) ► Lincoln County (1)
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|On February 19, 1942, Pres. Franklin
Roosevelt signed into law Executive
Order No. 9066, interning over 120,000
persons of Japanese ancestry, and
this act irrevocably changed their
lives. The majority of these people
were American citizens. As . . . — — Map (db m170318) HM|
|Drew County, named for Governor Thomas S. Drew, was organized in 1845 and Monticello was laid out in 1849 as the county seat. Many pioneer families whose sons and daughters became prominent in the affairs of State and Nation lived here. — — Map (db m85085) HM|
Sixteen Confederate companies were raised in Drew County during the Civil War. Two, the "Confederate Stars" and "Selma Rifles," joined the 3rd Arkansas Infantry and fought with the Army of Northern Virginia. Three, the "Cut-off . . . — — Map (db m85087) HM|
of Drew County.
Furl that banner! True,
yet 'tis wreathed around
and 'twill live in song
though its folds are
in the dust.
Father Ryan . . . — — Map (db m85093) WM|
|Erected by the citizens of Drew County in honor of all who served or who may serve and dedicated to those who gave their lives that we might be free. Veterans Day 1988.
World War I
B.C. Bast, George F. Cater, Chisley Garrison, Forrest . . . — — Map (db m85089) HM|