- Gratiot Prison
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Review of Guide to Missouri Confederate Units, 1861-1865 by James E. McGhee, reviewed by G. E. Rule
"Order No. 11 and the Civil War on the Border," by Albert Castel - A balanced and thoughtful appraisal of one of the most emotional issues of the war in Missouri, by the leading historian of the war in the West
Solving the Mystery of the Arsenal Guns by Randy R. McGuire, Ph. D. - groundbreaking original work answering the long-disputed question of the number of guns at the St. Louis Arsenal in early 1861 and their importance to the outcome of the Civil War
Tucker's War: Missouri and the Northwest Conspiracy - by G. E. Rule - original research on J. W. Tucker, one of the most important, yet shadowy, figures in the secret war for Missouri, head of the Boat-Burners a secret service sabotage unit.
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
Armistice Day, November 11, 1918, the end of World War I was first proclaimed a holiday by President Woodrow Wilson for November 11, 1919. In the 1950s the holiday was expanded to include all veterans. The holiday was official changed on November 8, 1954, replacing "Armistice" with "Veterans", becoming the Veterans Day we now celebrate.
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Noted Guerrillas and, the extremely rare,
A Terrible Quintette
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