Tag Archives: Arkansas River

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…

26Aug/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (August 26)

On August 26, 1862 Brigadier-General E.B. Brown wrote to Brigadier-General John M. Schofield that he had new information from McBride who was then at Batesville. McBride, according to the dispatch, was concentratingRead More…

25Aug/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (August 25)

On this date in 1862, Major-General Samuel Curtis wrote to Brigadier-General Schofield that new intelligence shows Rains and Coffee at Fort Smith. Other information communicated included a line that noted Albert PikeRead More…

17Aug/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (August 17)

Confederate Commander of Arkansas Thomas C. Hindman sent William H. Parsons a communication from his Little Rock HQ on August 17, 1862. Parsons was in the field at Des Arc and Hindman urgedRead More…