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Poison Spring

Battle Facts

18 Apr 1864

Outcome: Confederate victory: Part of Red River Campaign in Arkansas, black troops massacred.

2,915 Troops

Union

Commander(s)Samuel B Maxey John S Marmaduke
  • 34 Killed
  • 218 Wounded

Confederacy

Commander(s)James M Williams
  • 117 Killed
  • 184 Wounded