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U. S. Grant in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Grant Moves Through the Ranks      The nation’s eighteenth President, Ulysses S. Grant, began his military career as a humble soldier. During the Civil War, Grant quickly rose through the ranks and achieved the status of Brigadier General of Volunteers. Officially notified of his...

Event at Bellefontaine Cemetery: “Missouri’s Mad Doctor McDowell: Confederates, Cadavers and Macabre Medicine”

This Sunday, November 1st, Bellefontaine Cemetery will host a book talk and signing of “Missouri’s Mad Doctor McDowell: Confederates, Cadavers and Macabre Medicine” written by Victoria Cosner and Lorelei Shannon. The book is based on stories about Dr. Joseph Nash McDowell who...