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    Arkansas Post

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Mississippian Indian reenactor

Mississippian Indian

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Before Arkansas Post

First settled by American Indians over a thousand years ago, this landscape has borne witness to centuries of human history. Arkansas Post National Memorial commemorates a bygone era defined by the stories of those that struggled to keep their land and way of life.

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Francis Keefer 23rd Wisc.

Francis Keefer 23rd Wiscconsin.

January 10-11, 1863

Units and Vessels at the Battle of Arkansas Post

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Posted at the Post

It was nothing like the recruiter promised. Military life at Arkansas Post was monotonous and tedious, punctuated by brief periods of action.
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Did You Know?

historic rendering

In 1783 one of only two Revolutionary War battles west of the Mississippi River was fought at Arkansas Post when British partisans and their Chickasaw allies attacked the Spanish fort.