“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Craighead County, Arkansas

Clickable Map of Craighead County, Arkansas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Craighead County, AR (9) Greene County, AR (4) Jackson County, AR (16) Lawrence County, AR (30) Mississippi County, AR (51) Poinsett County, AR (7) Dunklin County, MO (4)  CraigheadCounty(9) Craighead County (9)  GreeneCounty(4) Greene County (4)  JacksonCounty(16) Jackson County (16)  LawrenceCounty(30) Lawrence County (30)  MississippiCounty(51) Mississippi County (51)  PoinsettCounty(7) Poinsett County (7)  DunklinCountyMissouri(4) Dunklin County (4)
Lake City and Jonesboro are both the county seat for Craighead County
Adjacent to Craighead County, Arkansas
      Greene County (4)  
      Jackson County (16)  
      Lawrence County (30)  
      Mississippi County (51)  
      Poinsett County (7)  
      Dunklin County, Missouri (4)  
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1 Arkansas, Craighead County, Jonesboro — 32 — Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
On this site stood the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, consecrated October 17, 1933, by the Reverend John Morris, Bishop of Little Rock. This Romanesque Revival building was built with the help of parishioners to replace the previous church, . . . Map (db m206942) HM
2 Arkansas, Craighead County, Jonesboro — Civil War Action in Western Craighead County
On June 17th 1862, the First Wisconsin Cavalry, US saw action against 30th Ark Inf. and 6th MO Militia CSA. The overall commanders were Confederate General M. Jeff Thompson and US Colonel Edward Daniels. Federal forces bivouacked at Jonesboro . . . Map (db m221048) HM
3 Arkansas, Craighead County, Jonesboro — H-12 — Craighead County Court House
The site of Jonesboro was laid off as the county seat of Craighead County in 1859, and there was erected soon afterwards the first court house in the county.Map (db m116609) HM
4 Arkansas, Craighead County, Jonesboro — In Memoriam United Spanish War Veterans1898
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5 Arkansas, Craighead County, Jonesboro — 95 — Last Confederate Veteran
The last Confederate veteran living in Arkansas, William Murphy Loudermilk, is buried here in Keller’s Chapel Cemetery. Private Loudermilk, who was born Oct. 17, 1847, joined a North Carolina regiment in the Army of Tennessee at age 16 and fought at . . . Map (db m116195) HM
6 Arkansas, Craighead County, Jonesboro — Nash-Reid-Hill House
. . . Map (db m221039) HM
7 Arkansas, Craighead County, Jonesboro — The Arkansas
This is the 16,000 pound anchor off the bow of the nuclear powered guided missile cruiser USS Arkansas, CGN-41. This anchor was placed here in grateful memory of those who served aboard her. Four ships of the United States Navy and one of the . . . Map (db m116687) HM
8 Arkansas, Craighead County, Jonesboro — 1 — The Battle of Jonesboro
The Battle of Jonesboro took place at the Craighead County Court House in Jonesboro, Arkansas, on August 2, 1862. Company I, 30th Arkansas Infantry of the Fifth Trans-Mississippi Confederate army, under the command of Captain Mitchel A. Adair, . . . Map (db m116608) HM
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9 Arkansas, Craighead County, Jonesboro — 96 — Troops Raised in Craighead County
Several companies were raised in Craighead County for the Confederate army. Co. I of the 13th Arkansas Infantry – the “Confederate Grays” – formed in 1861. A company of the 23rd Arkansas Infantry and Co. I of the 30th . . . Map (db m116186) HM
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Jun. 8, 2023