The Battle That Saved Missouri For The Union

On March 7-8, 1862, over 23,000 soldiers fought here to decide the fate of Missouri and was a turning point of the war in the West.  The 4,300 acre battlefield honors those who fought and died on these grounds. Pea Ridge was the most pivotal Civil War battle west of the Mississippi River and is one of the most intact Civil War battlefields in the United States. Read More

Older gentleman, dressed in a union officers jacket, sitting in a chair, black and white photo

North or South?

Photo of General Samuel R. Curtis, Commander of the Army of the Southwest in 1862.

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Fields of Learning

If you are looking for the Jr. Ranger Program for Pea Ridge National Military Park click here for more information.

Photo of a National Park Rangers in a ranger hat and ranger rain coat talking about the battle.

Guided or Self Guided Tours

Park Ranger and Chief of Interpretation Troy Banzhaf, talking while giving a tour of the Battle of Pea Ridge.

Last updated: May 12, 2021

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