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The Battle of Cane Hill, Arkansas [November 28, 1862] ^ | 2011 | Dale Cox

Posted on 11/28/2011 11:53:23 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper

The Battle of Cane Hill was a significant preliminary event to the Battle of Prairie Grove. Fought on November 28, 1862, the engagement lasted nine hours and extended through villages and farms and across mountainsides and valleys. Casualties were light considering the intensity of the fight, but both sides agreed the battle was hard-fought and that both Federals and Confederates exhibited remarkable courage and determination.

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1 posted on 11/28/2011 11:53:26 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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thanks for this!

2 posted on 11/28/2011 12:04:25 PM PST by Maverick68
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Welcome, Pics here
3 posted on 11/28/2011 12:16:11 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (For years the Left protested "the occupation of Iraq"- now they want to "Occupy" all across the US)
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***The Battle of Cane Hill ****

That’s not too far from here.

There are small minor battles all over this area.
Battle of Maysville. Some Rebs and Yanks took a few pot shots at each other.
Battle of Flint Creek, A few Yanks were killed in an ambush.

The murder of Confederate soldiers at Pipe Spring (Pin Indians were blamed)returning to the Hico (Siloam Springs) area.

4 posted on 11/28/2011 1:10:22 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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