This commemoration of this landmark event, being held April 7-12
, will include a 25 mile march through Washington
, Arkansas and onto Prairie D'Ane. Once there, there will be a battle reenactment on the 12th. This is an actual moving campaign. Further information will be provided closer to the event date.
In the spring of 1864, three Civil War battles took place in south central Arkansas that were part of the Union Army's "Red River Campaign." Arkansas's three state historic parks that commemorate these battles--Poison Springs Battleground State Park
, Marks' Mills Battleground State Park
and Jenkins Ferry Battleground State Park
--are part of the Red River Campaign National Historic Landmark. For more information call 409-762-2323 or visit arkansascivilwar150.com