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Arkansas Educational Television Network. "Battle of Prairie Grove"

Identifier: MS Ar4eb AETN 405

Scope and Content Note

Thirty-minute color videotape, produced by AETN on site at Prairie Grove, Arkansas Battlefield Park on October 25-26, 1980 during re-enactment of December 7, 1862 battle, and broadcast December 7, 1980.


  • 1980


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

"Available for on-site viewing only.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17)."

Biographical Note

The Battle of Prairie Grove was a battle in the American Civil War that occurred on December 7, 1862. On the Union side were generals James G. Blunt and Francis J. Herron with the Confederates led by Thomas C. Hindman. Over 20,000 soldiers met on the battlefield, resulting in over 2,000 casualties. The results of the fighting were inconclusive, but the Confederate retreat led to the establishment of Union control of Northwest Arkansas.


.02 Linear Feet (1 item)

Arrangement of the Papers

The collection consists of a single item, housed in a box with other smaller manuscript collections.

Acquisition Information

The Arkansas Educational Television Network. "Battle of Prairie Grove" were donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries in 1981 by AETN.

Processing Information

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Arkansas Educational Television Network. "Battle of Prairie Grove"
Language of description
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444