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Elkin's Ferry Battlefield


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The site of fighting April 2-3, 1864 as Confederate troops tried to keep General Frederick Steele's Northern army from gaining a foothold across the Little Missouri River and positioning for an attack on the Confederate capital at Washington. It remains forested bottomlands, much as it was in 1864.


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Elkin's Ferry Battlefield

The site of fighting April 2-3, 1864 as Confederate troops tried to keep General Frederick Steele's Northern army from gaining a foothold across the Little Missouri River and positioning for an attack on the Confederate capital at Washington. It remains forested bottomlands, much as it was in 1864

Prescott, AR Battlefields

Prairie DeAnn Battlefield

The scene of heavy skirmishes April 9-12, 1864

Prescott, AR Battlefields

Nevada County Depot Museum

Directions: U.S. 67 South, two miles from Interstate 30; watch for signs at two exits Restored railroad depot with exhibits on the Louisiana Purchase of April 1803

Prescott, AR Museums


Prescott Raceway Park

An I.H.R.A. (International Hot Rod Association) sanctioned 1/4 mile dragstrip

Prescott, AR Parks

Things to do Battlefields near Prescott, AR

Prairie DeAnn Battlefield

The scene of heavy skirmishes April 9-12, 1864 as Southern soldiers sought to blunt the Union drive toward the Red River. Tho...

Elkin's Ferry Battlefield

The site of fighting April 2-3, 1864 as Confederate troops tried to keep General Frederick Steele's Northern army from gainin...