Arkansas National Guard Museum
Arkansas National Guard Museum (Photo courtesy of the Arkansas National Guard Museum)
Backstory and Context
Camp Pike was renamed Camp Robinson after the death of Senator Joseph T. Robinson. The Arkansas National Guard’s history dates back 1804 when the governing body of the Indiana Territory determined the need for and created the fist military service of the area. This military service ten became the Arkansas Militia after the creation of the Arkansas Territory before continuing to grow in the branch of military service the National Guard is today.
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