Cleveland County formerly Dorsey County is a county located in the U. Its population was 8, at the U. Dorsey , the U. Senator from Arkansas.
Battle Unit Details
Battle Unit Details - The Civil War (U.S. National Park Service)
Confederate Brigadier-General James F. Fagan , having made a forced march, attacked a train of several hundred wagons, guarded by a brigade of infantry, cavalry, and a section of light artillery under command of Lieutenant-Colonel Francis M. Drake of the 36th Iowa, on its way from Camden to Pine Bluff for supplies. Drake had a reputation as an Indian fighter; in at the age of 19, he led a wagon train from Blakesburg Iowa to Sacramento California and, while crossing the Nebraska prairie, his train was attacked by an estimated Pawnee warriors.
Arkansas in the American Civil War