• Elkhorn Tavern, Federal Provost Marshal Headquarters and Field Hospital Used by Both Armies

    Pea Ridge

    National Military Park Arkansas

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    A section of the Horse Trail is CLOSED. Contact park staff for more information.


    A short section of the Hiking Trails is CLOSED. Please contact park staff for more information.

Confederate Commanders

Major General Earl Van Dorn
Commander, Army of the West

Major General Sterling Price
Commander, Price's Division (Missouri State Guard),
Army of the West

Brigadier General Benjamin McCulloch
Commander, McCulloch's Division, Army of the West

Brigadier General James McIntosh
Commander, McIntosh's Cavalry Brigade
Brigadier General Albert Pike
Commander, Pike's Indian Brigade
Colonel Louis Hebert
Commander, Hebert's Infantry Brigade

Colonel Stand Watie
Commander, 2nd Cherokee Mounted Rifles

Did You Know?

Confederate and Union soldiers collide

Pea Ridge was an atypical Civil War battle in that the Southerners actually attacked from the north, and the Northerners from the south.