John C. Fremont finally gets the order removing him from command of the Federal Army of the West and replacing him with David Hunter.
The Missouri Secession
Remnants of the popularly elected Missouri legislature gather at Neosho to approve seceding from the Union, even though a Unionist government operated at Jefferson City.
Burning Up a Million Devils
John C. Fremont touts the recapture of Lexington and Springfield as great victories, but they do little to change the tumultuous military situation in Missouri.
An Organized System of Pillage
President Lincoln issues orders formally relieving John C. Fremont from command. But getting the orders to Fremont would be another matter.
We Thirst Not for Your Blood
M. Jeff Thompson leads 3,000 secessionist Missourians in disrupting Federal operations and engaging in several skirmishes in southeastern Missouri.
My Plan is New Orleans
John C. Fremont leaves St. Louis to lead his Army of the Southwest against the secessionist Missouri State Guards of Sterling Price.