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January 2013

Civil War Reenactor for a Day

January 31, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Scott Plantation Settlement, 15525 Alexander Road
Scott, AR 72142 United States

Full day of orientation and basic training at Scott Plantation Settlement.  Arrive on the muster grounds by 9:00am CT and step back in time 150 years.  By the end of the day you will have first-hand knowledge of what the Civil War infantryman carried into battle.  Learn to transition quickly from marching in columns to skirmish line deployment.  Experience the roar and recoil as you fire a black powder musket.  Discover the secrets to survival on the battlefield in the…

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January 2014

150th David O. Dodd Remembrance

January 11, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
McArthur Military Museum Little Rock, AR United States + Google Map

This is the sesquicentennial of the memorial for David O. Dodd, the Boy Martyr of the Confederacy, in Little Rock, AR.  At the age of 18 David Owen Dodd was hanged in Little Rock on 1/8/1864 as a Confederate spy. The day’s events will begin with a march of one mile from the McArthur Military Museum to Mount Holly Cemetery by Confederate reenactors. A grave side service will be led by Phil McMath at the cemetery. The McArthur Military Museum…

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April 2014

150th Red River, Camden Expedition

April 12, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Nevada County Depot, 403 W First Street
Prescott, AR 71857 United States
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The Red River Campaign was an attempt by the Union army to seize control of Texas and its cotton warehouses. Exactly 150 years later on April 12th, soldiers return to Prairie D'Ane to re-enact the battle that turned U.S. General Frederick Steele away to Camden...and his eventual retreat back to Little Rock.        

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July 2014

Bobby Horton Concert

July 19, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Washington State Park Washington, AR 71862 United States + Google Map

You are cordially invited to the free concert performed by the imminent Historian and singer of Civil War songs, Bobby Horton.   Mr. Horton has recorded many albums of Civil War songs of both the North and South. He has been involved in performing musical scores for Ken Burn’s documentaries and has worked on musical scores for the A&E and 21 films for the National Park Service.  Bring a lawn chair and join us in front of the County Court…

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8th Red River Symposium

July 26, 2014
Nevada County Depot, 403 W First Street
Prescott, AR 71857 United States
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The 8th Red River Symposium at Washington, AR, will begin its Saturday Agenda with a morning bus tour of the Prairie D’Ane and Moscow Church Battlefields in Southwest Arkansas. These memorable fights were part of the northern part of the Red River Campaign known as the Camden Expedition that began in Little Rock, AR and over 41 days from March 23, 1864 to May 3, 1864, extended southwest to Prairie D’Ane, near present day Prescott, AR, east to Camden, AR…

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March 2016

Gen Pat Cleburne Memorial

March 19, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Confederate Cemetery Helena, AR United States + Google Map

31st annual memorial service for Major General Patrick Cleburne at the Confederate Cemetery in Helena

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