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Border War

Southern sympathizers captured the U.S. Arsenal at Liberty, MO. This created more tension at the arsenal at St. Louis and therefore was a contributing factor leading to the St. Louis Massacre. more

Apr 20, 2017 1:01 PM Missouri History

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The border war with Kansas was in full swing and the Missouri Legislature appropriated $30,000, almost a million dollars in today's money, to establish a military post on the western border to keep the Jayhawks out. more

Feb 24, 2017 4:43 PM Missouri History

The Raid of Osceola

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One of the most famous raids in the border war, the one in Osceola, took place on this day in Missouri history. more

Sep 23, 2016 5:00 AM Missouri History

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