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

    Pea Ridge

    National Military Park Arkansas

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  • HORSE TRAIL CLOSURE

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

  • HIKING TRAIL CLOSURE

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

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Did You Know?

Stand Watie, Cherokee General at the Battle of Pea Ridge

Pea Ridge was the only major Civil War battle in which Indian troops participated. Almost 1,000 Cherokee made up two Confederate regiments, with Cherokee Stand Watie as their Colonel. The Indian Brigade joined McCulloch’s division.