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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. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 73 with People Sewing Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 73 with People Sewing ca. 1880-1900 Scrapbook page containing seven advertising cards. Three are "Copyright 1894, by the Singer Manufacturing Co." printed by "J. Ottmann Lith. Co., N.Y." They show the following:
1. Three adults and a...

5. 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,...

6. Battle of Westport, Lest We Forget... Battle of Westport, Lest We Forget... 1964 Map that shows key locations of action in the Battle of Westport, October 20-23, 1864.

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. Cyclorama, The Cyclorama, The ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for the Cyclorama showing a battle scene. Front of card says "View of 'Cyclorama'..."" Back of card says: "The Cyclorama.." .Represents the Battles of Missionary Ridge, Lookout Mountain...

11. 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...

12. 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....

13. 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...

14. 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."...

15. Special Civil War Issue Special Civil War Issue 2011 Among the key articles in this special issue about the Civil War are the following: "New Madrid Bend, 1862: The Most Important Civil War Battle in Missouri;" "Building Union From Neutrality: St. Louis...

16. 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....

17. 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...

18. 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...