09Sep/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (September 9)

On September 9, 1864, Brigadier- General Christopher C. Andrews, commander of the 2nd Division or the 7th Army Corps (US), wrote a report on the attack on the steamboat J.D. Perry atRead More…

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…