American Civil War in Missouri

Morgan County, Missouri

Morgan County, MissouriDate of Organization: January 5, 1833

County Population in 1850: 4,197
County Slave Population in 1850: 453

County Population in 1860: 7,553
County Slave Population in 1860: 649

County Population in 1870: 8,434


Morgan County Institutions

Morgan County Historical Society and Museum


















Books

Robert P. Goodman's Book
  by: Robert P. Goodman

Actions, Skirmishes, and Battles

August 29, 1862 – Skirmish at California House involving Missouri’s 13th State Militia Cavalry.
October 18, 1862 – Skirmish at California House involving Missouri’s 5th and 13th State Militia Cavalry.
October 10, 1863 – Affair at Tipton involving Missouri’s 4th State Militia Cavalry (Companies A, B, E, & F) alongside Missouri’s 5th Enrolled Militia (Companies D & E).
February 12, 1864 – Affair near California House involving a detachment of Missouri’s 8th State Militia Cavalry.
September 1, 1864 – Attack on Tipton involving Missouri citizens.
October 9, 1864 – Skirmish at California involving Iowa’s 1st Cavalry, Missouri’s 1st, 4th, and 7th State Militia Cavalries and Missouri’s Batteries “H” and “L” 2nd Light Artillery.