Following the Battle of Prairie Grove, Federals led by James G. Blunt begin a hard march through the Boston Mountains in an effort to conquer northwestern Arkansas.
Tag: Arkansas Campaign
The Battle of Prairie Grove
Thomas C. Hindman’s Confederates attack Francis J. Herron’s Federals about 12 miles southwest of Fayetteville, Arkansas, sparking a confusing but brutal 12-hour battle.
A Race in Northwestern Arkansas
James G. Blunt’s Federals are isolated in northwestern Arkansas, and the race is on to see whether reinforcements or Confederates can reach him first.
Moving Toward Battle in Northwestern Arkansas
A Federal division isolated in northwestern Arkansas becomes prey to Confederates poised to not only wipe the Federals out of the state but to reenter Missouri as well.
Federals Drive Into Arkansas
Federal forces push from Missouri into northwestern Arkansas, as Confederates in Arkansas are asked to provide support east of the Mississippi River.