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William Steele 1819-1885

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia— William Steele (general) William Steele (May 1, 1819 – January 12, 1885) was a career United States Army officer who served with distinction during the Mexican–American War. He later served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Early life and career … Continue reading

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Fort Smith

The Journal, Fort Smith Historical Society, Inc., Volume IV, Number 1, April, 1980, pp.2-10. FORT SMITH AND THE CIVIL WAR Robert E. Johnson A fort may be an outpost in enemy territory, a supply depot, a key to the control … Continue reading

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Frederick Steele 1819-1868

Ben Boulden of the Times Record writes: Frederick Steele was a United States Volunteers major general and the commander of the Department of Arkansas in the Civil War. Union forces under his command took military control of the northern half of … Continue reading

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