Union Commanders at Helena during the Civil War

Helena had a number of Union generals  and colonels in charge during the Civil War while it was occupied territory. March To Helena.               … Continue reading Union Commanders at Helena during the Civil War

My Own Place: Story of Archibald S. Dobbins

The Delta of Arkansas and Mississippi in the 1850s was a hard place to live. There was disease, flooding and violence. It took a special kind of person to live … Continue reading My Own Place: Story of Archibald S. Dobbins

Sultana Descendant’s Association 2019 at Helena, Arkansas

The city of Helena welcomed the Sultana Descendant’s Association on the weekend of April 26th thru the 28th. Nearly 70 members of this group visited historical sites around town. The … Continue reading Sultana Descendant’s Association 2019 at Helena, Arkansas

A Brave Ship: The U.S.S. Tyler

  The U.S.S. Tyler was a timberclad warship of the United States Navy during the Civil War. She was one of three wooden steam ships purchased in 1861 by the … Continue reading A Brave Ship: The U.S.S. Tyler