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ARCHAEOLOGICAL REPORT PRESENTED TO MISSOURI HISTORY MUSEUM

On February 19th, 2015, Missouri’s Civil War Heritage Foundation’s Executive Director, Greg Wolk, and Programs Manager, Caitlin O’Leary, presented the Missouri History Museum with an archival copy of the Battle of Moore’s Mill technical report entitled, “A Desperate and Bloody...

WESTMINSTER COLLEGE PRESENTED WITH MOORE’S MILL TECHNICAL REPORTS

  In 2013, Missouri’s Civil War Heritage Foundation completed an archaeological dig, funded by the National Parks Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program, on the site of the Battle of Moore’s Mill in Callaway County, Missouri.  Students and...

You’re Invited: Dedication of Educational Panel in Cape Girardeau

Missouri’s Civil War Heritage Foundation invites you to the dedication of our newest educational panel, “Grant in Southeast Missouri.”  The panel commemorates Ulysses S. Grant’s military operations in Missouri and the start of his campaign from Cape...

MISSOURI’S CIVIL WAR HERITAGE FOUNDATION PARTICIPATES IN INTERNATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY DAY

Last month, our Programs Director, Caitlin O’Leary, brought Missouri’s Civil War Heritage Foundation to a local celebration of The Archaeological Institute of America’s International Archaeology Day at the U.S. Grant National Historic Site.  Beautiful October...

DISCUSSION IN THE OZARKS ON PRICE’S RAID

As we continue to commemorate the 150th anniversary of General Sterling Price’s raid through Missouri, we would like to draw special attention to a particular discussion. Historian at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield, Connie Langum, will host a presentation and...

CIVIL WAR WALKING TOUR AT BELLEFONTAINE CEMETERY

Bellefontaine Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri serves as the final resting place for more than 86,000 souls, and counting.   Twelve Union and Confederate generals are buried here, and the other thirty-eight Civil War figures that lay to rest at Bellefontaine range from emancipated...

TRAVELING CIVIL WAR EXHIBIT TO VISIT MU LAW LIBRARY

Mizzou will be hosting a traveling exhibit throughout the month of October, presented by the American Library Association.  The exhibit is titled “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War.” The ALA describes the exhibit as a “fresh and innovative perspective on...

YOU’RE INVITED! INAUGURAL BATTLE OF PACIFIC COTILLION AND BALL

The American Legion 402 of Pacific, Missouri cordially invites you for dinner and dancing at the Inaugural Battle of Pacific Cotillion and Ball.  The event will benefit American Legion Post 402 Baseball Pacific Youth Association. The Ball will take place on November 1, 2014 from...

153 YEARS: GENERAL FREMONT IN JEFFERSON CITY

General John C. Fremont commanded western forces during the Civil War for exactly one hundred days, beginning shortly after the Union capture of Camp Jackson in St. Louis and victory at the Battle of Booneville.  Currently, we are well into September, the end of which marks 153...

JEFFERSON CITY REMEMBERS CIVIL WAR MILESTONES

[September 7, 2014]   Jefferson City Remembers Civil War Milestones This Fall is a Hallmark Season in Missouri Capital’s History   St. Louis, MO. September 7, 2014 – The 150th anniversary of Price’s Raid is rapidly approaching.  This Confederate mounted operation, which...