American Civil War in Missouri

Monroe County, Missouri

Monroe County, MissouriDate of Organization: January 6, 1831

County Population in 1850: 8,493
County Slave Population in 1850: 2,048

County Population in 1860: 11,764
County Slave Population in 1860: 3,021

County Population in 1870: 17,149


Monroe County Institutions

Monroe County Historical Society




Manuscript Collections

  • Conyers, Thomas W. (1795-1879), Papers, 1817-1903 (C0755)
  • Missouri, Monroe County. Provost Marshal’s Papers, 1862-1865 (C3161)
  • Actions, Skirmishes, and Battles

    July 23, 1862 – Skirmish at Bole’s Farm involving Iowa’s 3rd Cavalry.
    May 22, 1862 – Skirmish at Florida involving a detachment of Iowa’s 3rd Cavalry.
    May 31, 1862 – Skirmish near Florida involving Iowa’s 3rd Cavalry.
    July 22, 1862 – Skirmish at Florida involving two companies of Iowa’s 3rd Cavalry.
    July 9, 1861 – Skirmish at Monroe Station involving Illinois’ 16th Infantry alongside Iowa’s 3rd Infantry.
    July 11, 1861 – Skirmish at Monroe Station involving Illinois 16th Infantry (Companies A, F, H & K) alongside Missouri’s Hannibal Home Guard (Company A).
    September 16, 1862 – Skirmish in Monroe County involving Missouri’s 3rd State Militia Cavalry.
    October 4, 1862 – Skirmish in Monroe County involving Missouri’s 3rd State Militia Cavalry.
    September 11-16, 1864 – Operations in Monroe County involving a detachment of Missouri’s 39th Infantry.
    October 15, 1864 – Surrender of Paris involving detachments of Missouri’s 46th and 70th Enrolled Militia.
    July 24 & 25, 1862 – Skirmishes at Santa Fe involving Iowa’s 3rd Cavalry.