Friday, December 19, 2008
Battle of Massard Prairie now available thorugh Amazon
The Battle of Massard Prairie: The 1864 Confederate Attacks on Fort Smith, Arkansas is now available through Amazon.com.
The book was published last spring but became available on Amazon this week and can still be delivered in time for Christmas. To order just follow the link above and search for "battle of massard prairie."
This book tells the story of one of the few overwhelming Confederate victories in Arkansas. Fought on the open prairie outside Fort Smith on July 27, 1864, the battle involved one of the great open field cavalry charges of the Civil War, documented instances of Union troops scalping Confederate dead and the virtual destruction of an entire battalion of the 6th Kansas Cavalry.
To learn more about the battle, please visit www.exploresouthernhistory.com/massardprairie.