Sterling Price sends another message to Jefferson Davis asking him to provide more support for their secessionist cause in Missouri.
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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.
The Fall of Lexington
Sterling Price’s Missouri State Guards capture a Federal force and a key commercial town in their effort to expel the Federals from their state.
A Region Distracted with Civil Commotion
Political turmoil and military maneuvering continue in the bitterly divided state of Missouri.
Rebellion Dissolved Into Smoke
Federal forces advance in northern Missouri and win a minor victory at Boonville. But the secessionists are not done fighting yet.
Unprovoked and Unparalleled Outrages
A conference between Federal officers and Missouri state officials leads to open warfare between the Federals and Missourians.
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