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Blunt's Raid: The Army of the Frontier Seizes Van Buren, Arkansas
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TitleBlunt's Raid: The Army of the Frontier Seizes Van Buren, Arkansas
AbstractBrigadier General James G. Blunt was "a hard-driving and hard-drinking amateur soldier from Kansas" who found himself in the position in December, 1862, to take Van Buren, Arkansas, a port on the north bank of the Arkansas River just downstream from Fort Smith. Article gives the story of each day from December 27 to December 31, 1862, concerning this encounter. Includes photographs and maps.
AuthorWilliam Shea
DateSeptember 1, 2005
SourceNorth & South
Local SubjectCivil War
Van Buren, Arkansas
Blunt, James G.
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID214238
CONTENTdm number20851
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