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Civil War minister helped orphans in Fort Smith

Posted on February 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — A minister from Springfield, Illinois, played a big role in finding homes for children in Fort Smith who were orphaned by the Civil War. Francis Springer served as the post chaplain at Fort Smith from 1863-67, according to the Fort Smith National Historic...
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