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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...

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...