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Controlling Missouri, Part 2: This Means War

  • Introduction to the Civil War

Tags U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

08/15/2018Chris Calton

Season 3, Episode 18. 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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Chris Calton

Chris Calton is a 2018 Mises Institute Research Fellow and an economic historian. He is writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast.

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