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REMINDER: Battle of Old Washington, 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 Advertisements

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NEW EVENT: Battle of Old Washington, Nov 2-3

WASHINGTON, Ark. — With the Civil War capture of Little Rock by Union forces in 1863, Arkansas’s state government relocated to the Southwest Arkansas town of Washington, where it used the 1836 Hempstead County Courthouse as its new capitol. Confederate troops encamped … Continue reading

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