Missouri's Civil War began along the Nation's
Western Border, in the 1850's, in the conflict known as "Bleeding
Kansas." The most Northern state where slavery was permitted by
law, it was inevitable that War in Missouri would be especially
brutal. And so it was. Missouri witnessed the greatest number of
battles and engagements - more than 1,000 - of any place except
Virginia and Tennessee.
The Franklin County Civil War Round Table will hold its meeting at 7:00 PM October 29 at the Historic Court House, 15 South Church Street, Union Missouri. Please use the east door entrance.
The presenter is Terry Wilson, chairman of the Franklin County Veterans Hall of Honor. The subject will be the “The Civil War History of Pacific” which will cover the Union Garrisoning, and the 1864 Confederate raid.
If there are any questions please c…... Read more >
When: October 13, 2013, 10:00 a.m.
Where: St. Louis County, Sappington Rd. between Watson and Big Bend.
The Friends of Father Dickson Cemetery invites the public to take a short walk through history on Sunday, October 13, 2013.
The event, in Crestwood, is being held in conjunction with the 205th anniversary of the Thomas Sappington House.
Father Dickson Cemetery is an historic African American Cemetery that holds the graves of veterans o…... Read more >
Warrensburg, MO ……The decendents of Lafayette County Pioneer John Campbell Handly invite the public to the gravesite Dedication recognizing his Civil War military service. The Dedication will take place September 8, 2013 in at 3:00 P.M. the Zion Hill Cemetery on Route YY in southern Lafayette County. Darrell L. Maples, Commmander, MO Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans will preside over the ceremony, ehich will …... Read more >