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Frontier Fest October 28, 2006
Civil War Baseball Team
Park staff and volunteers pose before a Civil War era baseball game at the park.
Aerial view of Civil War era baseball game
Aerial view of Civil War era baseball game played on old military parade ground
Civil War refugee vignette
Vignette of Civil War refugees discussing difficult conditions in Fort Smith during October of 1864.
Player at Bat
Park employee Nathan Wilson at bat.
Civil War Laundress Vignette
Vignette of soldier talking to army laundresses
Civil War Vignette
Officers discuss conditions at Fort Smith during 1864 and whether or not to abandon the fort.
Musical Performance by Choctaw Choir
Members of the Choctaw choir singing in front of the Visitor Center.
Rooster Cogburn at Federal Courthouse
"Rooster Cogburn" paid a visit to the courthouse during the festival. (John Wayne impersonator Ermal Williamson)
Rooster Cogburn and The Lady
"Rooster Cogburn" and "The Lady" pay a visit to Judge Parker's courtoom. (Ermal Williamson and Paula Cravens)