St. Charles Battle Site

St. Charles is considered the site of the single most deadly shot of the Civil War. On June 17, 1862, a shot was fired into the boiler of the Union gunboat, Mound City, killing or injuring most of the crew. The site of the naval and land battle was listed in the National Historic Register Dec. 2, 1974.

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Highway 1 and White River, St. Charles, Arkansas
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