Pea Ridge Park Displays Bullet, Coat With Bullet Hole
Posted: July 23, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.
"Only think of Artillery charging Infantry!" reads an interpretive panel at Pea Ridge National Military Park, quoting a March 12, 1862, letter from J.R. Green of the 2nd Ohio Light Artillery to his father from a camp near Sugar Creek. "We drove them upwards one half mile when they made a stand in a piece of woods and opened a tremendous fire upon our battery and the gallant 2d (2nd Missouri Infantry).
Go & Do
Pea Ridge National Military Park
Where: 15930 E. U.S. 62 near Garfield
When: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily
Cost: $5 for adults, or $10 per carload
Information: 451-8122 or nps.gov/peri/index.htm
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