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1929 Colored Directory of Hannibal Missouri

1929 Colored Directory of Hannibal ABBEY John C. and Miss Viola 212 S. 11th St. ABBEY William (Rosella) Emp. C. B. & Q 1201 Rock St. ABBEY Humphry (Anna) Emp. Rubber Plant 1911 Spruce ABBEY Miss Eliza, Emp. Shoe Factory 209 N....

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1860 Slave Owners in Marion County, Missouri

The following list are slave owners found in the 1860 census. These are not the names of black people, but rather their slave owners themselves. SURNAME GIVEN NAME TOWNSHIP ADKINSON Joel Round Grove ALLEN Charles H Liberty ALLEN...

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Revelations of a Soldier’s Life

by Samuel C. Broughton, Sgt Co. I, 21st Illinois Infantry I first enlisted at Robinson, Illinois, April 27th, 1861, for three months. Was mustered at Mattoon, Illinois into Co I, Seventh Ill, afterwards 21st, Ill. We held an...

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First Missouri Confederate Brigade

Short history of the First Missouri Confederate Brigade December, 1861, Brigade organized in Osceola, Missouri March 7-8, 1862, Battle of Elk Horn Tavern (Pea Ridge) April 1862, Missouri Brigade transfers to the east side of the...

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Price’s Commissary Department

PRICE’S COMMISSARY DEPARTMENT. The capture of Lexington by Price’s army was a crushing blow to Fremont’s ambition. He had permitted a disorderly mass of citizen soldiers to defy his army of occupation. Something had to be done...

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Retaliation in Missouri

Report Provost-Marshal General, March 17, 1866. Mess. and Doc., 1865—66, Part III., p. 63. 3 It is proper to mention that this retaliatory action was under the authority of the State of Missouri. General Curtis, commanding the...

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