United States 1st 13th Battalion (Union)

    09 Jan 1863

    Participated in the Battle of Arkansas Post at Arkansas Post, Arkansas.

    The Battle of Arkansas Post
    The Battle of Arkansas Post

    The Battle of Arkansas Post, also known as the Battle of Fort Hindman, was a combined land-river assault by Union forces on the Confederate Fort Hindman, which loomed over a bend in the Arkansas River near the town of Arkansas Post. As the Union advance down the Mississippi River passed the mouth of the Arkansas, the presence of Fort Hindman outflanked the Federal forward positions. Read More

    United States of America

    Field Officers

    Brigadier General David Stuart

    Colonel Giles A. Smith

    Major Daniel Chase