American Civil War in Missouri

Miller County, Missouri

Miller County, MissouriDate of Organization: February 6, 1837

County Population in 1850: 3,645
County Slave Population in 1850: 189

County Population in 1860: 6,574
County Slave Population in 1860: 238

County Population in 1870: 6,616


Miller County Institutions

Miller County Museum and Historical Society











Manuscript Collections

  • Miller County Museum Photograph Collection
  • Actions, Skirmishes, and Battles

    September 1, 1861 – Skirmish at Bennight’s Mill involving Missouri’s Home Guard.
    August 29, 1862 – Skirmish near Iberia involving Missouri’s Enrolled Militia.
    April 24, 1863 – Skirmish at Mill Creek Bridge involving a detachment of Missouri’s 24th Infantry and Missouri’s 1st Militia.
    May 30-31, 1864 – Skirmishes at Mill Creek involving Missouri’s 9th State Militia Cavalry.
    August 8, 1862 – Skirmish at Panther Creek involving Missouri’s 1st State Militia Cavalry and 2 sections of Missouri Artillery.
    December 8, 1864 – Affair at Tuscumbia involving Missouri’s Brown’s Company Enrolled Militia.