The Civil War in Missouri Now Open
Missouri may best reflect the Civil War’s rending of our nation. Prior to the Civil War, the state was bitterly divided between pro-slavery secessionists and those determined to preserve the Union. The Missouri Compromise, the Dred Scott Case and the Missouri-Kansas border conflicts exposed the simmering tensions. Claimed by both the Union and the Confederacy, two state governments grappled for control of Missouri. Today, Missouri and its role in the Civil War continue to generate controversy among… Show more
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In conjunction with the exhibition, the Missouri History Museum has launched a website, civilwarmo.org, which offers in-depth information on the Civil War in Missouri.
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