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Historical Markers and War Memorials in White County, Arkansas

 
Clickable Map of White County, Arkansas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg White County, AR (16) Cleburne County, AR (3) Faulkner County, AR (7) Independence County, AR (9) Jackson County, AR (9) Lonoke County, AR (16) Prairie County, AR (12) Woodruff County, AR (12)  WhiteCounty(16) White County (16)  CleburneCounty(3) Cleburne County (3)  FaulknerCounty(7) Faulkner County (7)  IndependenceCounty(9) Independence County (9)  JacksonCounty(9) Jackson County (9)  LonokeCounty(16) Lonoke County (16)  PrairieCounty(12) Prairie County (12)  WoodruffCounty(12) Woodruff County (12)
Searcy is the county seat for White County
Adjacent to White County, Arkansas
      Cleburne County (3)  
      Faulkner County (7)  
      Independence County (9)  
      Jackson County (9)  
      Lonoke County (16)  
      Prairie County (12)  
      Woodruff County (12)  
 
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1Arkansas (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
2Arkansas (White County), Beebe — Beebe Gold Star Family Memorial Monument
This monument pays tribute to the sacrifices made by families who lost a loved one in military services to the United States of America. The heritage and patriotism of the Beebe community is depicted in the first scene. The second scene . . . Map (db m183679) WM
3Arkansas (White County), Beebe — Built by a Community with Love
Built by a community with love for the veterans who protected their freedomMap (db m183153) WM
4Arkansas (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
5Arkansas (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
6Arkansas (White County), Searcy — 8 — A Walk Through History — Our History...Our Heritage
Named for Richard Searcy, an early Arkansas territory settler, the city of Searcy was established by the Arkansas State legislature to serve as the county seat in 1837. Early resident and surveyor Israel Moore named the original streets of Searcy . . . Map (db m173998) HM
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7Arkansas (White County), Searcy — Arkansas National Guard — 153rd Infantry - 39 Brigade — Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-2005 —
Arkansas National Guard 153rd Infantry-39 Brigade Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-2005 "All Gave Some- Some Gave All" Combat Team Fallen Heroes SPC William W Labadie Jr. 45 Bauxite Arkansas April 7th 2004 • Sgt Felix M Delgreco 22, . . . Map (db m175045) WM
8Arkansas (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
9Arkansas (White County), Searcy — In Loving Memory of those from White County
In loving memory of those from White County who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country and world wide democracy. World War I Allen, Arthur • Alfred, William • Armstrong, Herman • Autra, Alfred • Benoit, Joseph V. • . . . Map (db m174134) WM
10Arkansas (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
11Arkansas (White County), Searcy — Spanish Land Grant to John Fayac
. . . Map (db m116648) HM
12Arkansas (White County), Searcy — White County Confederate Monument — 1861 - 1865 — CSA —
Erected to the memory of the Confederate Soldiers of White County by Public Subscription 1917. Map (db m116708) WM
13Arkansas (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
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14Arkansas (White County), Searcy — White County Courthouse
. . . Map (db m173994) HM
15Arkansas (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
16Arkansas (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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Dec. 9, 2022