Category Archives: Event

Camden Expedition Historic Marker

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – May 3, 2014 The Thomas J. Churchill Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) dedicated an historic marker to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of The Camden Expedition of 1864. On May … Continue reading

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Camden Expedition: April 16, 1864

CAMDEN, Ark. Union General Steele encountered another problem with supplies once the Union Army entered Camden. He was forced to share what little the army had with the Camden residents, who due to the burning of supplies by the Confederates, … Continue reading

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Camden Expedition: April 15, 1864

CAMDEN, Ark. It didn’t take long for the Union advance to run into the Confederates on the morning of April 15th. The Confederates were outnumbered and saddle weary from their long ride. The combined Union Infantry and Cavalry units pushed … Continue reading

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Camden Expedition: April 14, 1864

PRAIRIE D’ANE, Ark.  After the Confederates were driven back during the Battle of Moscow Church, General Price sent Marmaduke’s Cavalry Division on a 60 mile detour to the south of the Union advance to get in front of Steele’s Army … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Battle of Prairie D’Ane Trailer

  You can help support the DVD documentary about the Camden Expedition and the Battle of Prairie D’Ane through Indiegogo.

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REMINDER: Battle of Old Washington this weekend! Nov 2-3

For more information on this event: “Civil War Weekend,” at Historic Washington State Park in Washington. 9 am-5 pm. $10/adult. http://www.historicwashingtonstatepark.com

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Battle of the Mississinewa this weekend! Oct 11-13

Event location: 7 miles north of Marion, Indiana and 13 miles south of Wabash, Indiana on State Road 15. Battle of the Mississinewa, War of 1812 Battle Site. Event Dates: Held annually in October.  This year’s dates:  October 11-13, 2013. … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Battle of the Mississinewa Oct 11-13

Today, the location is the site of Mississinewa 1812, the largest War of 1812 reenactment in the United States, which is held every October. The annual festival draws thousands of visitors from all over the world. In 2004, a large … Continue reading

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NEW EVENT: Battle at Ashley’s Mills

Come to the historic Scott Plantation Settlement this weekend for the 150th anniversary of the battle at Ashley’s Mills.  The skirmish that was fought on the grounds where the settlement now stands was the last line of Confederate opposition before … Continue reading

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NEW EVENT: Battle of the Mississinewa 1812, Oct 10-13

The Battle of the Mississinewa, also known as Mississineway, was an expedition ordered by William Henry Harrison against Miami Indian villages in response to the attacks on Fort Wayne and Fort Harrison in the Indiana Territory.  The site is near the city of … Continue reading

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