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During early October, the fort was relocated at a point slightly northeast of its original site. During December 1862, Colonel Evans was succeeded by Captain Moses A. McLaughlin. Meanwhile, the threat of the Confederate sympathizers did not materialize to the point of threatening the garrison, despite there being more Confederate sympathizers than troops. A few minor incidents occurred, but the threat of retaliation seemed to have worked. Captain McLaughlin, during the following year, moved to Camp Independence to inform the Indians that they would have to relocate to Fort Tejon.
Subsequently, during 1907 the remains of the fallen troops were moved and reinterred in the land that became a cemetery. The graves are unmarked. The Confederate Cemetery is open to the public. To reach it from I-40, take the Remington exit (seven miles west of Lonoke). Take Hwy. 15 north for about two and one-half miles to where the road crosses and becomes Highway 89. Continue to proceed on Highway 89 until you reach the junction of Highway 321. At that point, make a right-hand turn onto Highway 321.
Meanwhile, the French assumed control of the area during 1800, but the Spanish held Arkansas Post and their other posts in the territory. S. assumed control of Arkansas Post in conjunction with the Louisiana Purchase during 1803. For awhile (1819–1821), Arkansas Post remained the capital of the Arkansas Territory. During the Civil War (1862), the Confederates established Fort Hind- man there, but by January 1863, a Union force arrived and demolished the fort while assuming domination of the Arkansas River there.