Tour Stop

Union General Samuel Curtis

Directions: There is a historical marker [ Waypoint = N36 26.437 W94 01.905 ] about the location of the headquarters for Union Brigadier General Samuel R. Curtis during the Battle of Pea Ridge.

Curtis Headquarters HIstorical MarkerDescription: The marker's text reads as follows:

“U. S. Army Headquarters 1862”

“This site was the camp-ground for commanding officers and headquarters of U. S. Army for Battle of Pea Ridge. Here councils of war were held. Camp for 10,500 U. S. Army soldiers located 1 ½ miles south. Depot of supplies 1 mile north of this site.”

“Marked by Winton Spring Farm 1935.”

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