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Painting by James M. Fortenbury (b. 1847) of the Battle of Palarm, a skirmish of the Brooks-Baxter War in 1874. Pictured is the Baxter steamboat Hallie, which was captured by Brooks’s forces on the Arkansas River near the mouth of Palarm Creek.
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Baxter, Elisha
Civil War through Reconstruction, 1861 through 1874
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Arkansas River
Brooks-Baxter War
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