The early military history of Southeast Missouri is recalled in this booklet, an excerpt, reprinted from Goodspeed's 1888: History of Southeast Missouri. The 40-page spiral bound 8 1/2" x 11" booklet, is printed on 60# paper. A vinyl sheet protects the front cover. The booklet includes the military history of the following counties: Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois, Perry, Cape Girardeau, Bollinger, Madison, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Dunklin, Scott, Mississippi, Stoddard, Butler, Wayne and Iron. Topics covered include: Early Indian Outbreaks, Attack Upon St. Louis, Expedition to New Madrid, Various marching orders, Nanes of soldiers in the War of 1812-14, Recruits for the Mexican War, Civil War activity in the area -- including a skirmish at Clarkton and actions at Pilot Knob; and troops furnished.
Military History, MO
Sources: Early Military History of Southeast Missouri
Original Publication Year: 1888
Original Publisher: Goodspeed Publishing Co.
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