Battle of Hurricane Creek -- Bryant AR
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N 34° 35.184 W 092° 29.562
15S E 546523 N 3827294
Quick Description: A historic marker outside of the cemetery near Bryant Arkansas reserves the history a nearby Civil War battle
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 3/19/2015 11:21:26 AM
Waymark Code: WMNHQT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George
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Long Description:
This historic marker stands along the Arkansas State Highway 183 at cemetery.

The marker reads as follows:


After the fall of Little Rock to Union forces in September, 1863, the area immediately south of the Arkansas River became a No Man's Land. On the morning of October 23, 1864 a Federal detachment of the 7th Army Corps, returning to Little Rock after raiding the Confederate Arsenal at Princeton, was engaged by Logan's 11th Arkansas Cavalry, CSA, at a point 1 mile southeast of this spot. The ensuing battle was fought at the hurricane Creek crossing of the old Camden Road and resulted in 28 men killed, 11 wounded and one captured.

Benton -Saline County Bicentennial Committee 1976"
Link to Marker: [Web Link]

History of Marker: Not listed

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