Locals join Rebels in Battle at Prairie Grove

Reenactment of NWA’s last Civil War battle teaches history

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

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Soldiers in blue and gray wool built smoky fires and readied artillery to face off at the Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park on Saturday and Sunday. While many of the spectators wrapped in blankets agreed the overcast 40-degree weather was chilly, the December morning was mild compared to the cold that the Union and Confederate soldiers fought in 148 years ago on the same site.

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