Confederate Retreat - Union Victory ~ Pea Ridge National Battlefield, AR
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N 36° 27.358 W 094° 00.825
15S E 409160 N 4035001
Quick Description: Using the Huntsville Road the Confederates retreated east.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 2/3/2015 1:09:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMNAXB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member arkansas stickerdude
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Long Description:

County of marker: Benton County
Locaio of marker: Telegraph Rd. (old Wire Rd.), N. of Elkhorn Tavern, Pea Ridge Battlefield Park
Marker erected by: National Park Service

Marker text:

Confederate Retreat
Union Victory

March 8, 1862
Running out of ammunition, the Confederates began to withdraw about 10 a.m.

  1. A small force near Elkhorn Tavern covered the retreat.
  2. The main body of the army retreated eastward over the Huntsville Road.
  3. Rebel stragglers, including some of the artillery units, moved north along this road toward Missouri.
  4. Pursuing Union troops followed, unaware tht most of the enemy had made good their escape.

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