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U.S. Civil War SitesGeneral James G. Blunt - Prairie Grove AR

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General Blunt of Kansas commanded the First Division of the Federal army in the battle of Prairie Grove. He was made Brigadier General in April 1862 and given command of all Kansas troops.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/7/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesRhea's Mill Battle Monument - Prairie Grove AR

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This tower was the chimney of Rhea's Mill, which stood 6 miles northwest of this spot. The mill was operated by the Federal army before and after the battle of Prairie Grove.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/7/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesMajor General Thomas C. Hindman - Prairie Grove AR

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Thomas C. Hindman commanded the Confederate army in the battle of Prairie Grove. He was born 1828 in Tennessee. Served in the War with Mexico, later moving from Mississippi to Helena, Ark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/7/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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The battle on this field was fought between the Confederate army of General T.C. Hindman (Arkansas) and Federal forces commanded by Generals James G. Blunt (Kansas) and F.J. Herron (Iowa).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/7/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesMarch of the Armies December 3-7, 1862 - Prairie Grove AR

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General Hindman on the Arkansas River planned to drive General Blunt's Federal army out of northwest Arkansas. The Confederate army left Van Buren on December 3.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/7/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesPraire Grove Battlefield State Park-Prairie Grove, AR

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Prairie Grove is known as one of America’s most intact Civil War battlefields.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arkansas

date approved: 12/2/2019

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesCamp Halleck - Rogers, AR

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This Civil War marker describes action at this location in the Spring of 1862 during the American Civil War - in Rogers, Arkansas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/18/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesSave the Cannon!-Pea Ridge National Military Park - Pea Ridge AR

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Captain William Black stood in front of the cannon and fired his Colt repeating rifle to single-handedly delay the fierce assault until he fell wounded. Black bought the artillerymen time to save four of the six guns from being captured.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arkansas

date approved: 9/22/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesCity of Soldiers-Pea Ridge National Military Park - Garfield AR

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Here you would have seen the nerve center of the Union army during the two-day fight for Pea Ridge. There was heavy military traffic along the Telegraph Road that now lies in part under the battlefield tour road behind you.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arkansas

date approved: 9/22/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTwo Armies Collide-Pea Ridge National Military Park - Garfield AR

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Imagine 7,000 Confederate troops crowded in close order along Ford Road, the lane you see on the right edge of this field. As they trudged east toward Elkhorn Tavern, a small Union force of Iowa cavalrymen - only 600 men - unexpectedly appeared.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arkansas

date approved: 9/22/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesLifeline for Two Armies - Pea Ridge National Military Park - Garfield, AR

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Elkhorn Tavern overlooks a highway of vital importance for Arkansas and Missouri during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Arkansas

date approved: 1/15/2022

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesSecession Convention At Cassville, MO

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A State Divided: CIVIL WAR IN MISSOURI

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/16/2021

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesClarksville in the Civil War / Depredations - Clarksville, AR

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This double-sided Civil War Marker is on the right side of the sidewalk leading to the entrance to the Johnson County Courthouse; in Clarksville, Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/30/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesNeosho Was The Confederate Capitol of Missouri - Neosho, MO

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Missouri sent more men to war, in proportion to her population, than any other state. The total number of Missouri Volunteers who served was 199,111. For the siege of Vicksburg, Missouri furnished 39 regiments: 17 Confederate, 22 Union.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/22/2021

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesSecession Convention At Neosho - Neosho, MO

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Missouri's elected government was driven from the capitol, at the outset of the Civil War, and took up business here at Neosho, and soon to be driven even further south.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/15/2021

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri

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Monument commemorating the Battle of Carthage, fought during the American Civil War on July 5, 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HANSENNI

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/2/2008

last visited: 10/23/2019

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U.S. Civil War SitesAction at Dardanelle - Dardanelle, AR

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This historical marker describes action at Dardanelle, Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/17/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesSigel's Attack-Wilson's Creek National Battlefield - Republic MO

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Here on the southern end of the battlefield, Union soldiers commanded by Col. Franz Sigel mounted a surprise attack on the Confederate camps. The battle plan called for Sigel to attack from the south, while General Lyon attacked from the north.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/29/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesPrice's Headquarters-Wilson's Creek National Battlefield - Republic MO

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Since August 6, 1861, thousands of Confederates had been camping in this area surrounding Major General Sterling Price's headquarters, waiting to attack the Union Army in Springfield. On the night of August 9, the long-awaited orders were issued.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/29/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesPulaski Arkansas Battery-Wilson's Creek National Battlefield - Republic MO

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From this position the four cannon of the Pulaski Arkansas Battery supported Confederate infantry during the Battle of Wilson's Creek. Two artillerists were killed by opposing cannon shot here, and one was wounded by a minie ball.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/29/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesGibson's Mill-Wilson's Creek National Battlefield - Republic MO

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On August 9, 1861, the day before the battle the Gibson family and their neighbors found themselves surrounded by more than 12,000 Confederate soldiers whose camps extended two miles south along the creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/29/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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