On July 27, 1864, 800 Confederate cavalry troops attacked a corps of 200 Federal troops of the Sixth Kansas Cavalry. The battle lasted fifteen minutes, and 140 prisoners were taken. The Confederate forces included a number of Native American troops from the Choctaw, Cherokee, Seminole, Creek, and Chickasaw nations.
Prairie Grove, Arkansas | The site preserves 850 acres of the battlefield where 22,000 men from the Union Army of the Frontier and Confederate Army of the Trans-Mississippi clashed on December 7, 1862.
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