Potts' Hill
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 36° 29.920 W 094° 01.462
15S E 408259 N 4039748
Quick Description: Note of first enemy contact, during wide ranging, and large area Battle of Pea Ridge.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 2/19/2008 12:20:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM36RT
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 35

Long Description:

Marker Text:
On the Arkansas-Missouri line where Telegraph Road entered ten-mile long Cross Timber Hollow, on February 16, 1862, occurred the first skirmish on Benton County soil. Brig. Gen. Curtis' Federal army overtook the rear guard of Maj. Gen. Price as he retreated southward. This marked the beginning of the Pea Ridge Campaign.

Marker Sponsor: 1862 Centennial Observance 1962, Pea Ridge Memorial Association.

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