Battle of Prairie Grove, Arkansas
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Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
2. Battle of Prairie Grove, Arkansas
3. Battle Summary: Prairie Grove, AR
4. Battle of Prairie Grove - Encyclopedia of Arkansas
5. Battle of Prairie Grove - Wikipedia

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Recognized nationally as one of America's most intact Civil War battlefields, Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park protects the battle site and interprets the Battle of Prairie Grove, where on December 7, 1862, the Confederate Army of the Trans-Mississippi clashed with the Union Army of the Frontier in a day of fierce fighting resulting in about 2,700 casualties. This marked the last major Civil War engagement in northwest Arkansas.

Self-Guided Driving Tour of Prairie Grove Battlefield (pdf)
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
506 East Douglas Street
Prairie Grove, AR 72753
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20th Iowa Position
Battlefield Walking Trail   2
Blocher's Arkansas Battery
Blunt's Attack
Borden Cornfield
Borden House   2
Borden Orchard
Borden Wheatfield
Confederate Left Flank
Confederate Right Flank   2
General Francis A. Shoup Deployment
General Hindman's Headquarters   2
Herron's Attack
Hindman Hall
Illinois River Ford
Latta House
Lt. Col. Black Medal of Honor Marker
Morton Blacksmith Shop
Morton Hayfield
Morrow House
Morton House Site
Native Americans
Painting: Confederate Soldiers
Painting: Union Soldiers at Borden House
Prairie Grove Church
Rhea's Mill Chimney
The Dead of Prairie Grove
The Ridge   2
Tour Stops
Visitor Center   2
Walnut Grove
West Overlook
Tour Stops:    
Stop-1: Shoup Chooses the Position
Stop-2: Latta House & Cellar
Stop-3: Ravine
Stop-4: Borden House & Orchard
Stop-5: Carnage in the Orchard
Stop-6: Confederate Right Flank
Stop-7: Borden Wheatfield
Stop-8: Illinois River Ford
Stop-9: Borden Cornfield
Stop-10: Position of the 20th Iowa
Stop-11: Morton Hayfield (West Overlook)
Stop-12: Morton House Site
Stop-13: Confederate Left Flank
Stop-14: Prairie Grove Church
Interpretive Markers:    
26th Indiana & 37th Illinois Attack
34th Arkansas Regiment
34th Arkansas Regiment: Col. Brooks
Battle of Prairie Grove
Battlefield Trail-One Mile Loop
Blunt's Arrival
Blunt's Attack
Borden House
Borden House (Map)
Brothers Columbus and Ad Gray
Col. Alexander Steen
Confederate Headquarters-Morrow House
Gen's. James G. Blunt - Francis J. Herron
Herron's Attack
Lt. Col. Black Medal of Honor
Maj. Gen. Thomas C. Hindman
Map-Troop Positions
March of the Armies
Morrow House
Morton Cellar
Nancy Morton
Rhea's Mill
The Dead of Prairie Grove
The Historic Wall
West Overlook
(2011) Enlarge Entrance to Prairie Grove Battlefield
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(2011) Enlarge Hindman Hall (Battlefield Visitor Center)
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(2011) Enlarge The Battle of Prairie Grove state marker
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(3-99) Book Store

(2011) Enlarge Visitor Center
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(3-99) Officers tent


(3-99) Interior of officers tent


(2011) Enlarge The town of Prairie Grove, Arkansas at war
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