Archive for October, 2010

General Albert Rust

October 16, 2010

The following two articles on General Albert Rust were donated by Kay Tatum.   Newspaper and publication dates are unknown. …Read the Rest

The Arkansas History Commission’s new exhibit “Blue and Gray: Documenting Civil War Arkansas, 1861-1865” will open on Wednesday, October 27, …Read the Rest

Suspects Confess to Fort Washita Burning BRYAN COUNTY–According to court documents, three Johnston County men have confessed to the burning …Read the Rest

Sesquicentennial Information Meeting, October 12, 2010 CONTACT: Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission 501 W. 9th St. Little Rock, AR 72201 …Read the Rest

Massard Prairie Battlefield

October 12, 2010

Massard Prairie Re-Enactment, October 15, 2010 – October 17, 2010 CONTACT: Fort Smith Civil War Round Table Massard Prairie Battlefield …Read the Rest

How Johnny Got His Gun

October 10, 2010

Greg Bigg recently gave a presentation on “How Johnny Got His Gun” and has graciously allowed us to post it …Read the Rest

Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum

The Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum is now on facebook. The mission of the G.A.R. Civil War …Read the Rest

They say if you listen close on a cold dark night… you can hear the screams from that long ago …Read the Rest

Wine and Cheese in the Cemetery and a Civil War Scavenger Hunt

Wine and Cheese in the Cemetery and a Civil War Scavenger Hunt Little Rock’s Mount Holly Cemetery, circa 1843 Saturday …Read the Rest

3rd Annual Fort Smith History Conference: “The Civil War in Arkansas: Voices from the Dust” Jan. 28 and 29, 2011 …Read the Rest