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THE AGE OF GRANT ACCELERATES

In April, 2015, this page announced that the Age of Ulysses Grant had arrived (http://mocivilwar.org/age-grant-begins/) There are many more people who believe that now. Missouri’s Civil War Heritage Foundation was privileged recently to participate in the Fourth Annual U....

Deadly Barracks

Benton Barracks, established 1861 in St. Louis, Missouri as training facility, very quickly earned a reputation for unsanitary conditions, disease, and death. The barracks became a make shift hospital  due to the sheer amount of wounded and ill during the war. However, it was...

Emancipation and War

During the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln debated whether or not to enlist African Americans in the Union war efforts. His greatest concern stemmed from the fear that it would alienate the four Border States, Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland, and Delaware. The Emancipation Proclamation...

Researching Missouri Civil War Soldiers

Researching Missouri Civil War Soldiers   Genealogists, hobby historians, and students often find themselves searching through records to locate ancestors or persons of interest during the Civil War in Missouri. But how do they know where to search for the stories of these...

Three Part Civil War Lecture Series in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri

Our friends at the Ste. Genevieve Museum and Learning Center will be hosting guest speaker Tom Greminger in a three part lecture series on the Civil War in Missouri. The first lecture will be on Thursday, October 12, from 6:00-8:00p in the Theater Room at the Dubourg Center, 49...