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Front Both Union and Confederate cavalry moved north of Jenkins' Ferry on April 29, 1864. Lt. Col. Benjamin Elliott's 1st Missouri Cavalry Battalion had been sent to Princeton on the 28th to seek Gen. Frederick Steele's army as it retreated from Camden. …
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Three African American men represented Lafayette County in the state legislature after the Civil War. Monroe Hawkins, born a slave in North Carolina around 1832, was a minister and laborer. He was a delegate in the 1868 Constitutional Convention and served …
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Arkansas Military Institute The state legislature chartered the Arkansas Military Institute in 1850, and the school was built on Chapel Ridge in Tulip. Cadets had to be over 14 and at least 4 feet 9 inches tall. Classes included Latin, Greek, surveying, …
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Confederate Headquarters Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith led troops from Louisiana on a forced march to attack Gen. Frederick Steele's Union army as it crossed the Saline River to retreat to Little Rock. He arrived here on April 29, 1864, and establi…
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Skirmish at Haguewood Prairie. . . In late September 1863, Confederate Col. J.O. Shelbys cavalry headed north to raid into Missouri. On Sept. 27, 1863, Shelbys scouts found Co. H, 1st Arkansas Infantry (U.S.) camped at Haguewood Prairie near present-day Pa…
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