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1. ''Shot All To Pieces'': The Battle of Lone Jack, Missouri, August 16, 1862 ''Shot All To Pieces'': The Battle of Lone Jack, Missouri, August 16, 1862 January 1, 2004 An extensive article that recounts the Civil War Battle of Lonejack and includes photographs and maps as well as footnotes. Also includes an inset on Cole Younger and on the death of Captain Long.

2. ''Whipped and Routed'' Blunt Strikes Marmaduke At Cane Hill ''Whipped and Routed'' Blunt Strikes Marmaduke At Cane Hill October 1, 2004 This article details information concerning the encounters between the Union Army and the Confederates in the area of northern Arkansas and southern Missouri and in particular the Battle of Cane Hill which...

3. A War On Civilians: Order Number 11 and the Evacuation of Western Missouri A War On Civilians: Order Number 11 and the Evacuation of Western Missouri Spring 2004 Article details the history of the Civil War strife along the Missouri and Kansas border. Order Number 11 issued by the Union forces led nearly twenty thousand people to abandon their homes in the Missouri...

4. A Young Girl in the Missouri Border War A Young Girl in the Missouri Border War October 1963 Article reprints a series of letters written by teen-ager Laura Brown in Missouri mostly during the Civil War time period. The first letter is dated July 28, 1859, and the last November 29, 1864. Includes...

5. Blunt's Raid: The Army of the Frontier Seizes Van Buren, Arkansas Blunt's Raid: The Army of the Frontier Seizes Van Buren, Arkansas September 1, 2005 Brigadier General James G. Blunt was "a hard-driving and hard-drinking amateur soldier from Kansas" who found himself in the position in December, 1862, to take Van Buren, Arkansas, a port on the north...

6. Lawrence, Kansas: Symbol of Abolition, Target of Border Ruffians Lawrence, Kansas: Symbol of Abolition, Target of Border Ruffians Fall 2005 Lawrence, Kansas, according to the author of this article, "is probably the only city in the nation besides Washington, D.C., that was founded for purely political purposes." The city's involvement with...

7. McLain's Battery and Price's 1864 Invasion: A Letter from Lt. Caleb S. Burdsal, Jr. McLain's Battery and Price's 1864 Invasion: A Letter from Lt. Caleb S. Burdsal, Jr. Spring, 1983 The article starts out, "The following letter, written by Lt. Caleb S. Burdsal, Jr., of McLain's Independence Colorado Battery to his father in Denver, Colorado, sheds new light on the military service...

8. Sneak Attack At Lone Jack Sneak Attack At Lone Jack April 1, 1996 Story of how guerrillas surrounded enemy cavalrymen in the small Missouri town of Lone Jack in August of 1862. Includes maps and photographs as illustrations.

9. The Battle of Prairie Grove The Battle of Prairie Grove Fall 2004 Extensive article with photographs and color maps concerning the Battle of Prairie Grove which occurred in northwestern Arkansas on December 7, 1862, as well as other encounters in the general vacinity....

10. The Burning of Doniphan The Burning of Doniphan November 1, 2003 Article details some of the Civil War involvement in the state of Missouri including the burning of Doniphan, Ripley County, September 19, 1864. Some of the participants had ties to Abraham Lincoln. Included...

11. The Guerrilla War, 1861-1865 The Guerrilla War, 1861-1865 October//1974 This whole issue is devoted to the guerrilla aspect of the Civil War and includes actions and prominent figures from Missouri, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, etc. Includes local guerrilla...

12. The James Tracy Collection of Photographs of St. Joseph Pioneers of Civil War Days The James Tracy Collection of Photographs of St. Joseph Pioneers of Civil War Days Spring//1955 Reproductions of 32 photos taken before 1870 with biographical sketches of their subjects, mostly Civil War veterans and state government officials and some members of the Robidoux family.

13. Total War on the Missouri Border Total War on the Missouri Border July//1996 Explanation of the guerrilla border warfare that took place in Missouri and Kansas both before and during the Civil War. Author explains the situation in these states that precipitated the unique conflict...

14. Welcoming "Pa" on the Kaw: Kansas's "Colored" Militia and the 1864 Price Raid Welcoming "Pa" on the Kaw: Kansas's "Colored" Militia and the 1864 Price Raid Summer//2002 Article gives a history of the African American militia units in Kansas raised during the Civil War. It details those "colored" units that fought in the Battle of Westport and the battles in this area...