Tag Archives: 3rd Minnesota Infantry Regiment

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…

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…

23Aug/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (August 23)

On August 23, 1862 Union correspondence from Colonel Clark Wright wrote to Brigadier-General; E.B. Brown, commanding the Southwest Division, “Hindman has at Little Rock and Arkansas Valley, now drilling, 25,000 men.” HisRead More…

15Aug/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (August 15)

On August 15, 1862, a set of dispatches were sent out to the Confederate garrison in Pine Bluff under the command of Colonel Robert G. Shaver. The first dispatch noted to haveRead More…

14Aug/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (August 14)

August 14, 1862 marked the eleventh day of a fourteen day expedition to Helena and Clarendon. On this day, Robert C. Newton drafted a dispatch to Brigadier-General Mosby Parsons “via Richland” thatRead 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…