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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. "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...

3. ''I Predicted the Horrors of a Fratricidal War'' ''I Predicted the Horrors of a Fratricidal War'' June 2003 Brigadier General Daniel M. Frost graduated from West Point but during the Civil War he fought on the Confederate side. Article contains information on him primarily during his Missouri Civil War involvement....

4. ''Life Is Uncertain...'' Willard Hall Mendenhall's 1862 Civil War Diary ''Life Is Uncertain...'' Willard Hall Mendenhall's 1862 Civil War Diary July 1, 1984 Willard Hall Mendenhall began his diary on January 1, 1862 and maintained it into 1864 writing over 780 entries in four diaries. He lived a short distance from Lexington, Missouri in Layafette County....

5. ''Within the Limits of the Southern Confederacy'': The C.S.A.'s Interest in the Quapaw, Osage, and Cherokee ''Within the Limits of the Southern Confederacy'': The C.S.A.'s Interest in the Quapaw, Osage, and Cherokee Tribal Lands of Kansas Autumn 2003 Article explores the Confederacy's interest in securing Indian tribal support as well as tribal land in southern Kansas. "In all, the Confederacy signed treaties with three tribes holding lands in southern...

6. 'A Mighty Mean-Fowt Fight': The Battle of Wilson's Creek 'A Mighty Mean-Fowt Fight': The Battle of Wilson's Creek December 1, 2005 The Battle of Wilson's Creek was an early fought Civil War battle staged in the border state of Missouri in 1861. Article sets the scene in the state prior to the battle and states that this battle helped...

7. 1st & 2nd Confederate Brigades 1st & 2nd Confederate Brigades

8. A Brief History of the C.S.S. Missouri, a Confederate Ironclad A Brief History of the C.S.S. Missouri, a Confederate Ironclad 1999 A 10 page typescript with biographical references giving a brief history of the Civil War era Confederate ironclad C.S.S. Missouri and also a timeline.

9. A History of the Missouri State Guard With Gen. Parsons East of the River A History of the Missouri State Guard With Gen. Parsons East of the River October 1, 2004 By April 8th, the Army of the West, while on the journey across the State of Arkansas, had reached Des Arc, Ark. On this date, Major General Sterling Price resigned his commission as commander of the Missouri...

10. A Joseph Orville Shelby Letter A Joseph Orville Shelby Letter May 1965 Letter (written in 1888) with editorial commentary from General Joseph Orville Shelby, or Joseph Shelby, to Major C. C. Rainwater about some of his Civil War stories as a former Confederate general in...

11. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Richard Steele, a retired "capitalist" of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1832 and raised on "the old homestead being located on the main road between Independence and Westport" near...

12. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of David Franklin Tatum, or David Tatum, "a farmer and stock-raiser of Sniabar township." Born in Sni-a-Bar Township in Jackson County, Missouri in 1842 and serving the Confederacy...

13. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of J. S. Whitsett, a farmer born in Jackson County, Missouri in 1845 and serving the Confederacy during the Civil War.

14. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Stubbins Watts, "[t]he well known miller on Indian creek" in the South Kansas City village of Dallas, Missouri. Born in Saint Charles County, Missouri in 1838 as a son of Anthony...

15. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of John Muse, a farmer in Prairie Township of Jackson County, born in Pulaski County, Missouri in 1841 before moving to Independence, Missouri in 1855 and serving the Confederacy in...

16. A Savage Conflict: The Decisive Role of Guerrillas in the American Civil War A Savage Conflict: The Decisive Role of Guerrillas in the American Civil War 2009 This book "is the first work to treat guerrilla warfare as critical to understanding the course and outcome of the Civil War." The author "argues that guerrilla warfare took a large toll on the Confederate...

17. An Experiment in Counterinsurgency: The Assessment of Confederate Sympathizers in Missouri An Experiment in Counterinsurgency: The Assessment of Confederate Sympathizers in Missouri August 1, 1969 Article about the attempts by the Union military to battle guerrilla warfare and other Confederate sympathizing activities in Civil War Missouri through tax assessments on "disloyal citizens." Various...

18. Battle of Lone Jack: A New Manuscript Found Battle of Lone Jack: A New Manuscript Found February 1, 2003 Reprint of a hand written, unsigned manuscript describing the Battle of Lone Jack and found located in an old scrapbook compiled by the Independence Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy....

19. Battles and Biographies of Missourians or the Civil War Period of Our State Battles and Biographies of Missourians or the Civil War Period of Our State 1900 Portrait and chapter of the book about General Sterling Price (1809-1867), leader of the Missouri Confederacy, native of Virginia, and antebellum government official of Missouri as governor, national representative,...

20. Battles and Biographies of Missourians or the Civil War Period of Our State Battles and Biographies of Missourians or the Civil War Period of Our State 1900 Biographical sketch of Colonel John Bestor Stone, or John Stone, "presiding judge of the county court from 1894 to 1898" in Jackson County, Missouri. Born in Alabama in 1842 and serving the Confederacy...