The Battle Of Cane Hill - Cane Hill AR
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N 35° 54.531 W 094° 23.789
15S E 373989 N 3974739
Quick Description: This is one of two historical markers in the rural town of Cane Hill.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 10/15/2014 8:17:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMMNMV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member arkansas stickerdude
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Long Description:
The Battle of Cane Hill

Late in November 1862, Gen. John S. Marmaduke

with 2,000 cavalry occupied Can Hill Ridge.

Gen. James G. Blunt with 5,000 cavalry and

infantry and 30 pieces of artillery met them

at dawn on Nov. 28, 1862. Retreating slowly,

making stands at Boonsboro and Russellville,

fighting a rear guard action. Marmaduke drew

the Union Army into a narrow defile on the

Cove Creek Road. This battle raged for nine

hours over 15 miles of timber and brush roads.

As night fell, Marmaduke withdrew toward

Van Buren. Blunt returned to Cane Hill.

Arkansas Civil War Centennial Commission
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