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A Rough Business: Fighting the Civil War in Missouri

Table of Contents


Introduction
1
William Garrett Piston
Calculated Confederate: Claiborne Fox Jackson and the Strategy for Secession in Missouri
16
Christopher Phillips
The Significant Skirmish: The Battle of Boonville, June 17, 1861
42
Paul Rorvig
“A Friend of the Enemy”: Federal Efforts to Suppress Disloyalty in St. Louis During the Civil War
64
Louis S. Gerteis
“I Acted From Principle”: William Marcellus McPheeters, Confederate Surgeon
87
Cynthia DeHaven Pitcock and Bill J. Gurley
The Union, the War, and Elvira Scott
109
Erin Kempker
“Good Water & Wood but the Country is a Miserable Botch”: Flatland Soldiers Confront the Ozarks
124
John F. Bradbury Jr.
The Twelfth Missouri Infantry: A Socio-Military Profile of a Union Regiment
145
Earl J. Hess
Texans Invade Missouri: The Cape Girardeau Raid, 1863
166
Anne J. Bailey
Catalyst for Terror: The Collapse of the Women’s Prison in Kansas City
187
Charles F. Harris
“Bashi-Bazouks” and Rebels Too: Action at Camden Point, July 13, 1864
205
Scott A. Porter
“Killed by Rebels”: A Civil War Massacre and Its Aftermath
228
Robert W. Frizzell
A Story Behind the Story of the Arkansas and Carondelet 
254
Mary Emerson Branch
Lafayette County and the Aftermath of Slavery, 1861-1870
271
John Starrett Hughes
The Abraham Lincoln Legacy in Missouri
282
Gary R. Kremer