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The fields are peaceful now. The deer, squirrels, rabbits and raccoons, along with tourists, provide the only activity now. But these serene hills and fields were covered with soldiers, horses, cannons and blood 149 years ago. The Pea Ridge National Military Park was the site of a Civil War battle that raged for two days March 7-8, 1862.

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News, Pages 1 on 03/02/2011

Print Headline: 1862 Civil War battle changed life forever

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