Battle of Pea Ridge

Leetown, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2016/09/19 11:55:34
1. Leetown


The small hamlet near here included two stores, a blacksmith shop, Masonic hall, church, school and several residences. During the fighting some of the buildings were used by the Union Army as hospitals.

Leetown, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2016/09/19 11:55:12
2. Leetown

This monument markers the location of a hospital.

Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 36° 26.431  W 94° 3.055. Map it

Parking is available on Military Park Road near  N 36° 26.478  W 95° 3.018 .

To reach this monument:
Located in tour stop number 3 on Military Park Road.

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Pea Ridge Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

A Village Full of Wounded Men (about 249 feet away) ; A Fierce Tangle in Morgan's Woods - March 7, 1862 - Late Afternoon (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Stand to Your Posts! - March 7, 1862 - Mid-Morning (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; A Crisis in Command - March 7, 1862 - Afternoon (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Save the Cannon! - March 7, 1862 - Mid-Morning (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Two Armies Collide (approx. 0.9 miles away) ; Getting Ready To Fight (approx. 1 miles away) ; The Enemy Is Behind Us! (approx. 1 miles away) ; City of Soldiers (approx. 1 miles away) ; Curtis' Headquarters (approx. 1.1 miles away) ; U.S. Army Headquarters 1862 (approx. 1.1 miles away) ; A Long, Cold Hungry March (approx. 1.4 miles away) ; That Beautiful Charge (approx. 1.5 miles away) ; “Dat De Shpot, Sergent!” (approx. 1.5 miles away) ; A Perfect Storm of Shot and Shell (approx. 1.7 miles away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
From the parking area, follow the path south.

Comments about this monument:
This marker is blue and is one of a few metal markers left on the battlefield.

Leetown, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2016/09/19 11:55:35
3. Leetown

Allegiance: Union
Type: Tablet (plaque)
Level: Other
Military Arm: None Selected


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