Potts' Hill - Missouri/Arkansas Border
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 36° 29.920 W 094° 01.462
15S E 408259 N 4039748
Quick Description: I put in Arkansas because it is 10' more in Arkansas than Missouri
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 1/7/2015 4:27:24 AM
Waymark Code: WMN6X8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:

County of Marker: Benton County
Location of marker: Old Wire Rd. (MO DD), 4 miles SW of Seligman in MO - 6 miles NE of Garfield in AR
Marker erected by: Pea Ridge Memorial Association-Centennial Observance
Date marker erected: 1962
Year of battle: 1862

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.

Date Installed or Dedicated: 3/1/1962

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Pea Ridge Memorial Association - Centennial Observence

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Other or General Civil War

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