Subscribe Register Login

Friday, August 01, 2014, 3:30 a.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

April events to mark Civil War sesquicentennial

By ArkansasOnline

This article was published April 1, 2014 at 9:45 a.m.

The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission will hold a spate of events in April to mark the 150th anniversary of the 1864 Camden Expedition, a military campaign through central and south Arkansas that ran from late March through early May that year.

The commission is part of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, a state agency tasked with identifying and safeguarding the state's historic and cultural heritage.

Sesquicentennial events for April include:

• The Arkansas History Commission's traveling exhibit "Fought in Earnest: Civil War Arkansas," on display at the Mullins Library at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville from April 1-25. More information is available by calling (479) 575-7311.

• The Arkansas Historical Association's 73rd annual conference with the theme "The Home Front," to run from Thursday-Saturday at Historic Washington State Park in Hempstead County. More information is available by calling (479) 575-5884 or emailing dludlow@uark.edu.

• Civil War Park Cleanup Day, sponsored by the Civil War Trust, to be held at several sites around the state Saturday. A full list of cleanup sites is available at civilwar.org.

More information on these and other Civil War sesquicentennial events is available at arkansascivilwar150.com/events/.

Comments on: April events to mark Civil War sesquicentennial

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Branch manager

    branch managerthe Lonoke/Prairie County Regional Library is ...
    LONOKE, AR

  • Concrete finishers

    top pay Form Carpenters Laborers Apply in person bass comme...
    Little Rock, AR

  • Mentalhealthprofessi

    licensed mental health professional (lcsw, lmsw, lpc, lac) n...
    HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, AR

  • Dental dental assist

    Dental Assistant: Looking for the right dental assistant to ...
    SHERWOOD, AR

  • Health/pe teacher

    lakeside school district in Hot Springs is accepting applic...
    HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, AR

Search 913 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online