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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. A Forgotten Battle In a Region Ignored...Pea Ridge, or Elkhorn Tavern Arkansas--March 7-8, 1862: The A Forgotten Battle In a Region Ignored...Pea Ridge, or Elkhorn Tavern Arkansas--March 7-8, 1862: The Campaign, the Battle, and the Men Who Fought for the Fate of Missouri January 1988 Article describes a battle that the author feels has largely been ignored in Civil War literature. Although the battle of Pea Ridge took place in Arkansas, it was decisive in determining which way Missouri...

3. A True Story of the Border War A True Story of the Border War October 1922 Reprint from the Monroe County Appeal newspaper of Paris, Missouri, from April 1921 about the author's experience as a Missouri militia member defending the area of New Santa Fe, Missouri, (south of Westport)...

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. Fraeb's Last Fight and How Battle Creek Got Its Name Fraeb's Last Fight and How Battle Creek Got Its Name May 1930 Historical article about Henry Fraeb, "partner in the famous Rocky Mountain Fur Company and subsequently proprietor on the South Platte River." Fraeb was a mountain man in northern Colorado and a German...

7. Missouri! One Last Time Missouri! One Last Time June 1991 Article provides a detailed account of of the 1864 attempt by forces under the command of General Sterling Price to retake Missouri for the Confederacy. It includes photographs of military leaders and...

8. 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."...

9. The Bean-Sinclair Party of Rocky Mountain Trappers, 1830-32 The Bean-Sinclair Party of Rocky Mountain Trappers, 1830-32 July 1954 Historical article about trapping explorations of the early 1830s, following developments in the early 1800s by the Chouteaus and Osage Indians, among others, starting in and around Fort Smith, Arkansas....

10. 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...

11. 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...