The Battle That Saved Missouri For The Union

On March 7-8, 1862, 26,000 soldiers fought here to decide the fate of Missouri and the West.  The 4,300 acre battlefield honors those who fought for their beliefs. Pea Ridge was one of the most pivotal Civil War battles and is the most intact Civil War battlefield in the United States.

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Did you have an ancestor that fought for the Union? The Confederacy?

Did Your Ancestor Fight for the North or South?

The National Park Service has developed a great tool listing millions of soldiers both North and South. Try it and discover your family's history!

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Weather Forecast

Weather at Pea Ridge

For the current weather conditions and the forecast check out the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA website).

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For more information on the Battle of Pea Ridge, check out the History and Culture page of this website.

The Battle of Pea Ridge

Under History & Culture, you can find the Order of Battle, diary excerpts and more information on the major commanders of both armies.

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Candles lit in honor of the 3,400 casualties at the Battle of Pea Ridge for Memorial Day, 2014.

Memorial Day Luminary 2014

3,400 candle luminaries were displayed on the battlefield in honor of the casualties from the Battle of Pea Ridge.

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