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Marks' Mills Cemetery Park


category : Cemeteries
Directions: 1/4 mile north of Ark. 8
Features an intact section of the Camden-Pine Bluff Road, where one of Union General Frederick Steele's foraging parties was ambushed and decimated by Confederates under General James Fagan on April 25, 1864. The Union suffered 1,500 casualties; part of the Red River Campaign. Details of the battle are available at wayside exhibits and there is a Marks Family Reunion every third Sunday in July."


Phone: (870) 879-3712

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Marks' Mills Cemetery Park

Directions: 1/4 mile north of Ark. 8 Features an intact section of the Camden-Pine Bluff Road, where one of Union General Frederick Steele's foraging parties was ambushed and decimated by Confederates under General James Fagan on April 25, 1864. The Union suffered 1,500 casualties;

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