Battle of Poison Spring

April 18, 1864

Confederates attacked a Union foraging party in Ouachita County, Arkansas. Many men of the 1st Kansas Colored Infantry were victims of revenge killings by Rebels from the border regions and scalpings by Native Americans in Confederate service whose homes in the Indian Territory had been raided.

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