150 Years Ago: A flag of truce to discuss “hard war”

One-hundred and fifty years ago today, on October 29, 1862, Colonel Robert A. Cameron filed a report addressed to General Alvin P. Hovey, commanding at Helena, Arkansas. Cameron had just returned from a mission carrying correspondence between Federal and Confederate commanders.  He left Helena on October 21, reached Little Rock on the 24th to deliverContinue reading “150 Years Ago: A flag of truce to discuss “hard war””