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(2012) Enlarge More wooded area of the battlefield

 

(2012) Enlarge Jenkins' Ferry veteran

Noxubee County, MS native Robert Manning Rodgers, 26th Arkansas Infantry, Co. B, was wounded and had left arm amputated after remaining on the battlefield for 3 days, then taken to Tulip. Wore blood-stained clothes for 9 or 10 days. Survived to eventually settle in Grant County, elected county treasurer in the 1890s, established a Normal School for teachers, then served as County School Superintendent

      

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CSA Commander
Jenkins' Ferry

 

(2012) Enlarge Actual scenes of the Little Rock to Camden Stagecoach Road in a field east of Philadelphia Cemetery, southeast of Prattsville, Grant County. This is about 5 miles north of the battlefield on higher ground, elevation 300 feet versus the battlefield area's elevation of about 195 feet. In the woods to the south, a female stagecoach passenger was sick and died, whereby they stopped and buried her. The grave was marked later by her family

     
(2012) Enlarge Little Rock to Camden Stagecoach Road  

(2012) Enlarge Little Rock to Camden Stagecoach Road

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