During the Civil War, Missouri was in constant turmoil from raids by heavily armed bands of marauders loosely affiliated with the Confederate army. Federal troops fought more than 1,000 battles in Missouri – mostly with guerrillas. Ordinary persons felt the dread of uncertainty when riders approached their homes. Were they Union soldiers or guerrillas? Sometimes it did not matter. Jim is an author and a past President of the Civil War Roundtable of St. Louis.
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October 12, 2023 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm