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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...

“DANVILLE DAY” WILL COMMEMORATE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF GUERRILLA ATTACK

On October 4, 1864, guerrilla forces attacked the small town of Danville in Montgomery County, Missouri. Today, only a few structures from the original town remain as a result of guerrilla raiding: the Danville Female Academy and the Baker Plantation. Because this year marks 150...

BATTLES OF CENTRALIA AND MOUNT ZION REENACTMENTS SET FOR SEPTEMBER

Missouri Civil War Reenactors Association and Friends of Centralia Battlefield will be hosting reenactments of the Battle of Centralia and the Battle of Mount Zion on Saturday, September 13th and Sunday, September 14th.  The weekend will commemorate the 150th anniversary of both...

ANNUAL REENACTMENT SET FOR END OF SEPTEMBER

The towns of Pilot Knob, Arcadia, and Ironton held strategic importance during the Civil War, as they were the southern terminals for the St. Louis and Iron Mountain railroad.  Union troops occupied the area when Confederate troops attacked on September 27, 1864.  The Battle of...

WILLIAM WOODS TO HOST CIVIL WAR ART EXHIBIT

Dan Woodward has dedicated the past three years to gathering art and information pertaining to Missouri’s role in the Civil War. As Missouri continues to celebrate the War’s sesquicentennial, William Woods University in Fulton, MO is set to open a special art exhibit...

WAR DEAD TO BE HONORED SUNDAY

Sunday, July 27th, 2014 will mark 152 years since the Battle of Moore’s Mill, one of many battles fought within Missouri’s borders during the Civil War.  The battle claimed the lives of over a dozen Union and Confederate soldiers, all of whom were laid to rest beneath...