Wednesday, January 26, 2011

The Battle that my Great Grandfather fought!

Arkansas Post
Fort Hindman
January 9-11, 1863

  Result: Union victory
Campaign: Operations against Vicksburg (1862-1863)
Commanders: Rear Adm. David D. Porter and Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand [US]; Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Churchill [CS]
Forces: Army of the Mississippi [US]; Fort Hindman Garrison [CS]
Casualties: 6,547 total (US 1,047; CS 5,500) Classification: IV.1 (Class C)

  Arkansas County, AR
  Arkansas Post National Memorial

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