Civil War


Evan Wood

At Jefferson Barracks, a museum is preserving the Civil War's legacy. more

Nov 26, 2014 11:58 AM Travel


Katie Bell

Residents have invested in culture and history in this old town at the sharpest bend in the Missouri River. more

Nov 5, 2014 3:23 PM Travel


State Historical Society of Missouri

Follow Grant's trail across the state, and learn the history behind the landmarks. more

May 13, 2014 1:05 PM Travel


Harper's Weekly

During the Civil War, nearly seven hundred Catholic sisters from twenty-two orders provided service. They ran schools and hospitals, nursing soldiers from both sides back to health. more

Apr 23, 2014 10:09 AM Life

Illinois might be the Land of Lincoln, but Missouri is the land of Lincoln’s girlfriends. Three of them—a plantation belle, a small-town teenager, and an urban aristocrat—all had connections to Missouri. more

Mar 26, 2014 12:00 AM Life


Courtesy of the Missouri State Archives

Father John Cummings secures the right to answer to a higher authority. more

Nov 8, 2013 10:33 AM Life

African-American Civil War Soldier

Courtesy of Missouri Department of Natural Resources

The first battle that African-American soldiers fought in during the Civil War was here in Missouri. Today, you can visit the battle site, which is honored with a memorial. more

Aug 13, 2013 12:00 AM Life 1 Comments

The Union's artist George Bingham and general Thomas Ewing butted heads with the Confederates and each other in Independence. more

Nov 9, 2012 5:00 AM Art

Discover how the kingdom came to be. more

Oct 19, 2012 5:00 AM Life 1 Comments

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