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Civil War in the Ozarks II

The Civil War came to the Arkansas Ozarks in March 1862 with the battle of Pea Ridge. Then, in April, units of the 4th Iowa Cavalry embarked from Springfield, Mo., on a White River expedition. Read Entire Article

This Day in the War – April 15

Monday, April 15 1861 MARTIAL MADNESS MOTIVATES MILITARISM President Lincoln today issued a call for the raising of 75,000 militia, a proclamation that a state of insurrection existed, and a call for a special session of Congress.