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08Sep/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (September 8)

On September 8, 1862, Major-General T.M. Holmes wrote a series of concerns to the Honorable George W. Randolph, “of the existing condition of affairs in the military district, and respectfully to requestRead More…

07Sep/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (September 7)

On September 7, 1864 Assistant Adjutant C.H. Dyer drafted a letter to the commanding cavalry officer at Austin including information that showed the Confederates having crossed the Arkansas River to re-enforce Shelby.Read More…

06Sep/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (September 6)

On September 6, 1864, Major General Sterling Price drafted a report during his move to Missouri as he crossed the Arkansas River. In his report Price gives a summary of the expeditionRead More…

05Sep/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (September 5)

On September 5, 1861the Confederate  Adjutant and Inspector General S. Cooper in Richmond, Virginia wrote to Colonel J. Flournoy in Little Rock to inform General McCulloch that his recent telegram to PresidentRead More…