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From: "Lee Anne Center" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Civil War
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 10:57:26 -0400
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I'd love a scan if you have it.

Lee Anne
----- Original Message -----
From: "Vera Reeves" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 3:25 PM
Subject: [ARIZARD-L] Civil War


> Since we've been talking so much about Civil War soldiers I thought this
> might be of interest.
> I bought this card after I shared a newspaper clipping about Nathan
Bedford
> Forrest.
>
> I have a post card of a monument, the little message at the top says:
>
> NATCHEZ TRACE PARKWAY
> BRICES CROSS ROADS
>
> Fought on June 10, 1864, Brices Cross Roads was a serious loss for the
Union
> forces. The 3,500 Confederates, led by General Nathan Bedford Forrest,
> defeated the 8,100 Union troops led by General Samuel D. Sturgis. Captured
> were more than 1500 Union troops and most of the artillery and supply
train.
>
> Thought there might be someone out there who had ancestors that served
under
> General Forrest. I believe he was from the Izard or Independence County
are.
> If some one would like a copy of this picture post card let me know.
>
> Vera
>
>
>
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> Jeri Helms Fultz's new Izard County website can be found at :
> http://www.CouchGenWeb.com/arkansas/izard/
>
>


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