Washington, Hempstead County, Arkansas
West side of Washington Presbyterian Cemetery off Hwy. 4
1888 commemorative memorial
Listed in National Register of Historic
Places on December 6, 1996.
Confederate Dead 1861 - 1865
Battle of Prairie De Ann
April 10 - 13, 1864
The culmination of the Camden, Ar. and the Red River, La.
campaigns was to capture Texas. Two Union armies were to join at
Shreveport and move West. Gen. Steele was defeated in Ar. and
Gen. Banks in La. The wounded from the Battle of Prairie De Ann
were brought into Washington, Ar. where homes, churches, and
business were filled. Seventy-four Confederate dead are buried
here, known only to God.
Lest we forget.
Gen. Sterling Price Commanding
Arkansas: Gen. J.F. Fagan, 18th, 19th, & 20th Inf.; 12th BN
Sharpshooters; Wood's Cav. Bn.; Bocher's and Hughey's Btry.
Indian Territory: Col. Tandy Walker's 1st and 2nd Choctaw and
Missouri: Gen. J.S. Marmaduke, 3rd, 4th, 7th, & 8th Cav.;
Collin's Btry. 1st, 5th, 11th, & 12th Inf.; Hunter's Regt. Cav.;
Texas: Gen. Samuel B. Maxey's Tx. Cav. Div.; Gen. R.M. Gano's
Brig.; 29th, 30th, & 31st Tx. Cav.; Capt. Wm. B. Krumbahaar's
7th Tx Mounted Arty. Bn.
Tx. Div., Dist. VIII, Gen. R.M. Gano 2433, UDC, Ar. & Tx SCV &