Arkansas In The Civil War The editor of the Arkansas Toothpick has just released his second book just in time for Christmas. This new book includes poems and songs written in Arkansas during the Civil War and includes never before seen sketches/drawings during the war. This book is available through and if you order soon, you will get it by Christmas. It is the perfect gift for the Arkansas Civil War buff in your life! To order your copy, click HERE!

Below is a cute poem found on page 7 of “Songs and Poems of Arkansas in the Civil War.”

Ladies are like watches

Ladies are like watches
pretty enough to look at
nice and delicate hands
but somewhat difficult to “keep going”
when they get to “running”
to parties and dry-goods stores.