Henry W. Halleck issues General Orders as part of his Federal program to suppress alleged disloyalty in Missouri.
Tag: Missouri State Guards
The Blackwater Creek Engagement
Federals under John Pope overwhelm a force of Missouri State Guards and demoralize secessionists in the western part of the state.
All My Ends Have Been My Country’s
Sterling Price sends another message to Jefferson Davis asking him to provide more support for their secessionist cause in Missouri.
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.
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.