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1. "A Damned Tight Place": General Jeff Thompson Confronts the Federals at Fredericktown, Missouri "A Damned Tight Place": General Jeff Thompson Confronts the Federals at Fredericktown, Missouri April 2009 Article describes and analyzes the Battle of Fredericktown, fought October 21, 1861. While a relatively small battle, "devoid of long-term strategic importance," it was the only significant battle in southeastern...

2. Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865, Plate LXVI Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865, Plate LXVI n.d. Composite of 11 small maps of Civil War battles, campaigns, and important locations. Campaign Against Sterling Price, 1864; Osage or Mine Creek, Kansas; Johnson's Island, Ohio Military Prison; Five Forks,...

3. Campaigns of the Civil War: Centennial Edition Campaigns of the Civil War: Centennial Edition 1961 Colored map of the southeastern United States shows campaigns, battles, prisons, and other important sites associated with the Civil War. Insets show Battle of Gettysburg and Virginia Campaigns, and portraits...

4. Choosing Sides: American Indians Square off in Southwest Missouri Choosing Sides: American Indians Square off in Southwest Missouri August 2008 A look at Indian involvement in Civil War battles in Missouri which "holds the distinction of having been the stage for the only conflict of the war, the First Battle of Newtonia, in which American Indian...

5. Civil War Artifacts from the Battle of Pilot Knob, Iron County, Missouri Civil War Artifacts from the Battle of Pilot Knob, Iron County, Missouri October-December 2011 Artifacts found in the 1960s at the site of the 1864 Battle of Pilot Knob have been donated to the Fort Davidson Historic Site Museum. The article provides the background for the battle and the six-sided...

6. I Acted From Principle: The Civil War Diary of Dr. William M. McPheeters, Confederate Surgeon in the I Acted From Principle: The Civil War Diary of Dr. William M. McPheeters, Confederate Surgeon in the Trans-Mississippi 2002 This book includes diary entries made during Sterling Price's raid in Missouri. Includes entries for battles in Jackson County, Missouri, including the Battle of the Little Blue and the Battle of Westport....

7. Retaliation Begets Retaliation Retaliation Begets Retaliation June 2011 Short article about Independence, Missouri, and the four historic Civil War battles that occurred near the town. Includes sidebars, "One Town, Surrounded by Four Historic Battles" and "Independence Events."...

8. The Boonville Races The Boonville Races April 2011 Review of the battle (more a skirmish) at Boonville, Missouri, June 17, 1861, and the incidents that led to the conflict between General Nathaniel Lyon and Governor Claiborne F. Jackson. "Lyon cleared...

9. The Prelude: Battle of the Little Blue Set the Stage for Westport The Prelude: Battle of the Little Blue Set the Stage for Westport December 2008 Review of the Battle of the Little Blue, a daylong series of skirmishes on October 21, 1864 during the Civil War along a 7.5 mile strip of what is now eastern Independence. Also discusses the proposed...