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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…

28Aug/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (August 28)

On August 28, 1862, Brigadier-General J.M. Schofield wrote to Brigadier-General Loan in Sedalia, Missouri. He noted there were, “strong indications of the concentration of a large force of rebels in Northwestern ArkansasRead 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…

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…