American Civil War in Missouri

Osage County, Missouri

Osage County, MissouriDate of Organization: January 29, 1841

County Population in 1850: 6,434
County Slave Population in 1850: 270

County Population in 1860: 7,623
County Slave Population in 1860: 256

County Population in 1870: 10,793


Osage County Institutions

Osage County Historical Society








Manuscript Collections

  • Burnett, James A., Letters
  • Curley, William, Photographs and Letters
  • Frey, Joseph, Photograph
  • Grand Army of the Republic Photographs, Post No. 97
  • Grand Army of the Republic Songbook
  • Reminiscences from the Osage County Republican
  • Actions, Skirmishes, and Battles

    April 25, 1862 – Skirmish on the Osage River involving Iowa’s 1st Cavalry (Companies D & K).