Ditch Bayou Battlefield


Ditch Bayou Battlefield

Region: Delta

County: Chicot

The Ditch Bayou Battlefield is where Colonel Colton Greene's Rebels inflicted significant casualties on General Andrew J. Smith's attacking Federals on June 6, 1864. A historic marker on Highway 82 notes the site of the battle and the combat is interpreted in displays at nearby Lake Chicot State Park.
 
From I-20 at Tallulah, Louisiana, take Highway 65 north 85 miles to the intersection with Highway 82 in Chicot County, Arkansas. Turn right and proceed east for 2 miles. The exhibits are on the left.

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