Monthly Archives: June 2016

Civil War Transcendence, part 260

  We rode out of Rohersville Station at about 6:00PM, just as the sun was setting in the west. I didn’t want to gallop the horses because we would tire them out for the big ambush tomorrow.  However, we needed … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Dooley’s Ferry

Dooley’s Ferry in Southwest Arkansas is the site where Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett and Sam Houston crossed the Red River into Texas to defend the Alamo.  The Red River Campaign of 1864 – fought in the same area – was … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Historic Old Washington

Old Washington, AR is the temporary capital of Arkansas during the Civil War (1863 – 1865).  Although Washington, AR only has a few hundred people today, the population during the 19th Century approached 5000.  Southwest Arkansas was the scene of … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 259

  Mosby gestured to Al and me to follow him.  He led us out of earshot of the column to the rear of one of the vacant houses, turned and asked, “Sergeant, do ya have any other clothes besides your … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 258

  I followed Mosby’s gaze around the circle of Officers.  They all looked ashen faced, as if all the blood had rushed out of their heads. Mosby let the information sink in, and then he continued, “Y’all have to keep … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 257

  By the time the town’s people of Rohersville Station had been rounded up and housed in the local church and our discussion with Major Mosby had taken place, it was about 5:30 PM.  Daylight had started to wane when … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 256

  I thought for a long moment and then hesitantly answered, “Well, the Yankee column is going to be at least three-fourths of a mile long. If we wait until they are completely through Gapland, they will be too far … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 255

  In no time, Captain Reedy rode up and reported to Mosby, “You sent for me sir?” “Yes Captain,” answered Mosby. “As per tha plan we discussed back in camp, you will provide the nawthern blocking force.  You will keep … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 254

The roundup of the Rohersville Station population took about two hours. A few trekkers wandered in from down south where the Trego Road, which was the road we had been traveling, merges with the main Valley Road. These travelers were … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 253

We sat our horses for a while until Al rode up. He saluted Major Mosby and reported, “Captain Greenley is detaching five troopers to go down that therah road (pointing at the small path leading off to the left from … Continue reading

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