Join us Saturday, September 30 at 10:00am for a one hour presentation exploring the life of General Grenville Dodge; soldier, engineer, politician and railroad builder. Dodge served as a Colonel and Brigade commander at the Battle of Pea Ridge and would serve with distinction throughout the war, even providing General U.S. Grant an effective intelligence gathering operation. After the war Dodge served as a member of Congress and as the chief engineer for the Union Pacific railroad. This program will take place in the park visitor center auditorium. For more information please call 479-451-8122 x 1227.
Pea Ridge National Military Park preserves and commemorates the March 1862 Civil War battle that helped Union forces maintain physical and political control of the state of Missouri. Administered by the National Park Service, the 4,300 acre battlefield is located 10 miles north of Rogers, just off of US highway 62. Visit us on Facebook or at: www.nps.gov/peri