Arkansas Toothpick- The Civil War Hub of Arkansas

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Saturday 1-12-1861: Pro-Union Arkansas Gazette editor C.C. Danley capitulates and calls for a proper defense be prepared.

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Wednesday 1-16-1861: Senate passes House bill forming secession convention.

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Monday 1-28-1861: Governor Rector informs Captain Totten at the Arsenal that reinforcements or destruction of arms or supplies at the Arsenal will not be tolerated.

Tuesday 1-29-1861: Captain Totten informs Governor Rector that no reinforcements are expected. He also wires Washington for instructions; Van Buren City Alderman D.C. Williams prints a broadside which initiates a resurgence of Unionism in the northwest.

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