Tag Archives: J.M. Schofield

01Sep/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (September 1)

On September 1, 1862 Brigadier-General J.M. Schofield wrote to Brigadier General Fredrick Steele, who was then commanding the District of Arkansas that Schofield was unofficially informed that, “General Curtis has leave ofRead More…

30Aug/16

Today in Arkansas During the Civil War (August 30)

On August 30, 1861, the Confederate Secretary of War L.P. Walker wrote to Arkansas Governor Henry Rector. In transferring Arkansas troops to the Confederate Army, Walker reminds Rector, “it was stipulated, asRead 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…