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31Aug/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (August 31)

On August 31, 1861, Brigadier-General Benjamin McCulloch drafted a note to L.P. Walker telling him that the Arkansas troops overwhelmingly mustered out of service. He told Walker that only twenty men remainRead More…

27Aug/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (August 27)

On August 27, 1863, Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Anderson of the First Iowa Cavalry awoke from his camp three miles out from Brownsville after having been engaged in a small skirmish the dayRead 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…

12Aug/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (August 12)

On this day in 1860, the country was in a state of panic following false reports of abolitionists burning cities in Texas and the like. Amid the panic and paranoia of aRead More…

01Aug/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (August 1)

August 1, 1863 was the first of many days Union General Fredrick Steele used against the Confederate held capitol of Arkansas in Little Rock. The Union will finally take the central ArkansasRead More…