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Missouri 4th Cavalry (Confederate)

8/1/61

Organized - Missouri 4th Cavalry - Missouri

12/7/62

Battle - Prairie Grove - Washington County, Arkansas

Prairie Grove
Prairie Grove

Nine months after their victory at Pea Ridge, the Union Army of the Frontier in the area was geographically divided. One division under Brig. Gen. James Blunt remained in the northwestern part of Arkansas, and the second under Brig. Gen. Francis Herron was stationed around the Missouri capital of Springfield. The Confederates, hoping to use Arkansas as a base for operations into the border state of Missouri, looked to defeat the Union armies in the area. Maj. Gen. Thomas C. Hindman gathered a Confederate f…READ MORE

4/9/65

Mustered Out - Missouri 4th Cavalry - Missouri

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