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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…

22Aug/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (August 22)

On august 22, 1861, Governor of Arkansas Henry Massie Rector wrote to L.P. Walker notifying him of a few things going on with the formation and movement of military units in theRead More…

20Aug/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (August 20)

On August 20, 1862, Brigadier-General E.B. Brown wrote to Brigadier-General John M. Schofield in Saint Louis that a spy had returned to their camp from Cross Hollows and reported that a groupRead More…

08Aug/16

Illinois Regiments and Artillery That Served in DeValls Bluff

As the Arkansas Toothpick continues to focus on operations along the White River region of the state during the Civil War, we introduce you to the Union troops that served in thatRead More…