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Controlling Missouri, Part 2: This Means War

  • Introduction to the Civil War
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Tags U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

08/15/2018Chris Calton

After the “Walnut Street Massacre” in St. Louis, more people shift their support to the Confederacy. In response, Nathaniel Lyon declares war on the state of Missouri, and wages the first small, but significant, battle of the state in Booneville.

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