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March 8, 1862: Battle of Pea Ridge

Samuel R. Curtis Gen. Curtis and Gen.Franz Sigel had chased confederate troops under Sterling Price out of Missouri into northwest Arkansas, and were determined to pursue them and neutralize them as a fighting force. They moved into Arkansas, where Price … Continue reading

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