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“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...