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Discover Poison Springs Battleground State Park

August 14, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Poison Springs Battleground State ParkStep back into Civil War history and the infamous Red River Campaign with a visit to South Central Arkansas’ Poison Springs Battleground State Park.

The Battle of Poison Spring took place on April 18, 1864, during the Arkansas phase of the Union’s Red River Campaign; a questionable plan to seize control of the Red River valley from as far south as Texas to as far north as Shreveport, Louisiana.

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