Arkansas Civil War

Search the Civil War Hub
Subscribe

150th Arkansas Post Event Slated

September 11, 2012 By: admin Category: Arkansas in the Civil War, News, The Civil War Hub of Arkansas

Arkansas In The Civil WarThe Friends of Arkansas Post Museum will be hosting a 150th anniversary of the battle of Arkansas Post which will include an encampment, battle reenactments, school day, period dance and non-denominational period church service. School day will be Friday, January 18th, 2013. Other activities will take place on Saturday and Sunday, January 20th and 21st, 2013. During the weekend, visitors will be able to experience an authentic representation of the battle of Arkansas Post along with an up-close look at a Civil War soldier’s life in a battlefield encampment. A period dance will be held Saturday night that will be open to the public as will be the non-denominational church service on Sunday morning. On Saturday afternoon, the Arkansas Post National Memorial will hold a commemorative service to honor those who fought in the battle at the site of the encounter.

This is event will be a joint effort between the Arkansas Post Museum State Park and the Arkansas Post National Memorial with the involvement of local and county agencies. A cap of 1,000 has been placed on the number of reenactors the parks can accommodate. The expected number of visitors to the event is upwards of 2,000.

Tentative Schedule for Battle of Arkansas Post 150th Anniversary

Friday, January 18, 2013

9 am – 2 pm: School Days at National Park-13 education stations with class rotation

Saturday, January 19
10am – 1 pm: Interpretive stations at both parks
• Historic Weapons talks
• Children’s Games
• The Civil War uniform
• Camp life
• Civil War Medicine
• Navy
• Book signings

10 am: Ladies Tea at State Park

11 am: Mark Christ program at National Park

1 pm: March to Battlefield

2 pm: Battle

4 pm: Memorial to fallen soldiers at National Park

6:30 pm Period Dance at State Park

Sunday, January 20
10 am: Church

Noon: March to Battlefield

1 pm: Battle

3 pm: Cleanup begins

Reenactors’ Registration: CLICK HERE!

Enter your email address to subscribe to the Arkansas Toothpick:


Comments are closed.

May 9-10, 2014

Arkansas In The Civil War

(Click picture above to go to Fort Lincoln's Facebook page! )

Confederate Memorial Park- Helena, AR

Arkansas In The Civil War

(click on picture for full size)

Because of the valiant support of dedicated individuals across the globe, the money has been raised for the purchase of Confederate Memorial Park in Helena, Arkansas.

We have taken a rare opportunity for the Sons of Confederate Veterans to own a core piece of battlefield and made it a reality! Located in Helena, Arkansas directly across from Fort Curtis and to the side of a Civil War era home (Moore-Hornor Home), both properties of which are maintained by the State of Arkansas (Delta Cultural Center) is approximately an acre of core battlefield that backs up to the site where General Price's troops made an attack on Fort Curtis on July 4, 1863.

On March 15, 2013 the General Executive Committee of the Sons of Confederate Veterans met in Biloxi, MS. At this meeting it was decided that the property will be donated to the SCV- This is a much-needed heritage victory in the Delta!

Your support is greatly needed!
Mail a check or money order today to:

Seven Generals Camp #135
PO Box 409
Helena, AR 72342

Your donation is tax-deductable!

Your donations are welcome for the maintenance of the property! Donate today!


ALL donations are tax-deductible!

The Arkansas Toothpick is the largest repository of Arkansas Civil War history and heritage. Observing the 150th Anniversary of the War Between the States is a task that the Toothpick does not take lightly, as we have posted original and exclusive articles on events in Arkansas on a weekly and chronological basis since 2010 (150 years after 1860). The purpose of the "150 Years Ago..." articles, written and researched by Ron Kelley and Don Roth, is to give a true reflection of the political, martial, and other aspects of Arkansas history leading up to and through the American Civil War.


The Arkansas Toothpick began over 25 years ago as a monthly hand-typed newsletter of the Spns of Confederate Veterans' Patrick R. Cleburne Camp #1433 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. As the technology became available, the Toothpick was made available for the first time on the World Wide Web. Since, it's online presence has been overwhelming in the number of visitors searching our archives for a multitude of various topics.

Boasting of over ONE MILLION visitors, the Arkansas Toothpick has serves as a Civil War hub for historians and the general public. Our FACEBOOK page has nearly 1,000 FB Friends and counting, complete with live updates of Arkansastoothpick.com.

Arkansas Toothpick on Facebook



Professional Geneologist

If you are looking for information on your ancestors or want to locate a lost relative and need a professional geneologist, the Arkansastoothpick reccomends:
Crystal Truman Batson
1120 Montana Dr
Pine Bluff, AR 72079
(870) 329-3264

customer service software technical support
Live Chat by Comm100