Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Marker Program

Conway County in the Civil War

 

City: Plumerville

County: Conway

Location: Plummerville Cemetery on Sardis Road west of Plumerville

Sponsor: Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission; Plummerville Cemetery; Arkansas Humanities Council; Department of Arkansas Heritage; Arkansas Historic Preservation Program

GEO Coordinates

UTM-X: 530660
UTM-Y: 3890131
UTM Zone: 15

Latitude: 35.153671
Longitude: -92.663371

Marker Text

Conway County in the Civil War

Conway County men served in both the Union and Confederate armies in the Civil War. Co. I, 1st Arkansas Mounted Rifles, Co. B, Carroll’s Cavalry, Co. I, 36th Arkansas Infantry, and several companies of the 10th Arkansas Infantry fought for the Confederacy. Two companies of local men served in the 3rd Arkansas Cavalry (U.S.) and were based in Lewisburg (modern-day Morrilton). While no major battles were fought in Conway County, several skirmishes occurred there and the 3rd Arkansas spent much of its time fighting with guerrillas and Witt’s Cavalry.

No. 100

Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission

Plummerville Cemetery

Arkansas Humanities Council

Department of Arkansas Heritage

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program

2015

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