Parker's store has a very long history

Judson and Teresa Carden are in the middle of a relic hunt at Bluff Springs and have allowed me to tag along. Judson has been very patient with my questions about the Civil War artifacts he is finding. Based on his finds, this appears to be the site of a temporary camp used by Confederate Cavalry units which participated in a battle just north of Pringle's Creek (also known as Pritchett's Mill Branch) in Bluff Springs on March 25, 1865.

Here are his answers to three of my questions.

What happened here in early 1865?

“On March 12, 1865 Major General Frederick Steele left Barancas with a force o...

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