Portrait of Frederick Steele

Union forces commanded by Major General Frederick Steele (pictured here) defeated Major General Sterling Price’s Confederates at the Battle of Prairie D’Ane during the Camden Expedition in southwestern Arkansas in 1864.

Battle of Prairie D’Ane Facts

April 9–13, 1864

Key facts about the Battle of Prairie D'Ane, (aka Skirmish at Prairie D'Ane, Battle of Gum Springs, or Battle of Moscow),

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Date:

  • April 9-13, 1864

Location:

  • Nevada County, Arkansas

Campaign:

Principal Union Commander:

  • Major General Frederick Steele

Principal Confederate Commander:

Union Forces Engaged:

  • VII Corps (Department of Arkansas)

Confederate Forces Engaged:

  • District of Arkansas

Estimated Union Losses:

  • 100 (killed, wounded, or captured)

Estimated Confederate Losses:

  • 50 (killed, wounded, or captured)

Result:

  • Union Victory
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Citation Information

The following information is provided for citations.

  • Article Title Battle of Prairie D’Ane Facts
  • Coverage April 9–13, 1864
  • Author
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date May 27, 2022
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update April 15, 2022
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