American Civil War in Missouri

Carroll County, Missouri

Carroll County, MissouriDate of Organization: January 2, 1833

County Population in 1850: 4,820
County Slave Population in 1850: 621

County Population in 1860: 8,695
County Slave Population in 1860: 1,068

County Population in 1870: 17,446


Carroll County Institutions

Carroll County Historical Society







Manuscript Collections

  • Courts, J.B., et al., Letter, 1862 (C1749)
  • Audsley, Francis F. (1835-1922) and Harriet Elizabeth (1840-1924), Papers, 1862-1912 (C2374)
  • Perry, Elias, Civil War Diary, 1864-1865 (C2470)
  • Winfrey Family Papers, 1860-1868 (SUNP6111)
  • Actions, Skirmishes, and Battles

    August 1, 1862 – Skirmish at Carrollton.
    January 10, 1863 – Skirmish at Carrollton.
    April 1863 – Skirmish in Carroll County involving Arkansas’ 1st Cavalry (Companies H & L).
    August 12-16, 1864 – Operation in Carroll County involving Missouri’s 6th State Militia Cavalry, Missouri’s 44th Infantry and Missouri’s 51st Enrolled Militia.
    October 17, 1864 – Surrender of Carrollton involving a detachment of Missouri’s 65th Enrolled Militia.