The Battle of Prairie Grove reenactment is set for this weekend.
The battle was fought on December 7th of 1862. Over 22,000 men from the North and South clashed on the ridge at Prairie Grove, resulting in 2,700 casualties.
The reenactment takes place on the actual battlefield and helps interpret an inclusive understanding of the sacrifices made by all of those affected by the conflicts that divided our nation.
The two-day event is great for all ages and will include several Civil War-themed programs and activities.
The reenactment of the battle at 1 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park is located at 506 E. Douglas St.
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