American Civil War in Missouri

A Brief History
  Despite their initial reluctance to sever ties with the Union, Missourians who were fundamentally Southern in culture and heritage constituted the majority of the state’s population. Identity with the South was a powerful and pervasive force in Missouri society and politics. Even before the Louisiana Purchase, frontier migrants from the Upper South, the most famous being Daniel Boone..... read more

Established by history students at Park University to preserve and acquire documentary materials related to the Civil War in Missouri.
Regions

REGIONS IN MISSOURI

Regimental Histories

REGIMENTAL HISTORIES

Newspapers

NEWSPAPERS

Manuscripts

MANUSCRIPTS

Images

IMAGES


Scroll through history and discover the Battles & Skirmishes, Political Events, and Historic Happenings of the Civil War era, 1854-1875, using the interactive timeline which highlights significant historical milestones on the state and national stage. Timeline