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The marker sign commemorating the Pott’s Hill Skirmish is located approximately a quarter to a half mile north of where the actual skirmish took place. From the Missouri border, head south to the first junction (small bridge); this is the location of Pott’s Hill.

I also know where the Union army camped just across the Missouri border just after the skirmish (incidentally, it was more than a mile as stated in the article—it was more like two to three miles). [Editor’s note: The discrepancy could be explained by modern highway miles versus a straight course plotted by a military officer at the time.]

 


Scott Leachman
Rogers, AR