Where are we? And what's happening?
The first person to guess correctly will win self-applied pats on the back.
I'll have the full scoop on Thursday.
"I'm going to try to find time to visit nearby Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park before I return home.
"One of the family stories I grew up with was that my third great grandfather Andrew Jackson (no relation to the president), a captain in the Confederate Army, was captured during the Battle of Prairie Grove, taken as a prisoner of war to a Union prison camp in Springfield, Illinois, where he was transferred to the prison at Ft. McHenry in Baltimore. He escaped from Ft. McHenry somehow and walked home from Baltimore, Maryland, to his hometown of Cane Hill, Arkansas, where he lived a long and productive life."Here he is in his elder years -- the only photo I have of him. He lost his right eye during a Civil War battle (I don't know which one):