LITTLE ROCK—The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission has approved applications for Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Historical Markers in Crawford, Dallas and Saline counties, ACWSC Chairman Tom Dupree announced today.
The approved markers are:
* Van Buren Raid, commemorating the December 1862 attack on Van Buren that culminated the Prairie Grove Campaign. Sponsored by the Drennen-Scott Historic Site of the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, the marker will be placed at the Drennen-Scott House in Van Buren
* Dallas County in the Civil War, commemorating military activities along the Warren/Princeton Road. Sponsored by the Dallas County Museum, the marker will be placed in a park on West Third Street in Fordyce.
* Col. William Crawford and Gen. George Holt, commemorating a pair of prominent Confederate officers from Saline County. Sponsored by David O. Dodd Camp 619, Sons of Confederate Veterans, the marker will be placed at Lee Cemetery in Benton.