The Cost Of War

Commemoration marks Battle of Pea Ridge anniversary

Posted: March 10, 2017 at 1 a.m.

File Photo/ANDY SHUPE Soldiers prepare a cannon to be reloaded during a 2015 commemoration of the Civil War Battle of Pea Ridge. This year's 155th anniversary will be marked on Saturday.

The Civil War Battle of Pea Ridge, which took place 155 years ago on March 6-8, 1862, is often said to have preserved the state of Missouri for the Union, says Pea Ridge National Military Park ranger David Harkleroad.


Battle of Pea Ridge


WHEN — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

WHERE — Pea Ridge National Military Park, 15930 E. U.S. 62 near Garfield

COST — $7 per individual or $15 per car

INFO — 451-8122

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