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Recruiting the Regiment: The First Missouri Confederate Infantry Regiment

For Missouri Volunteer Militiaman and U.S. Army veteran John S. Bowen, it was a tumultuous early summer of 1861. On May 10, he and approximately 600 Missouri militia had been captured by Capt. Nathaniel Lyon’s Federal troops in St. Louis … Continue reading

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The Road to Atlanta: The Fight for the Latimar House

On the afternoon of June 16, Union Cavalry and part of John Schofield’s XXIII Corps carried part of the Confederate line at and near Lost Mountain, making the rest of Johnston’s line west of Pine Mountain untenable. Johnston ordered Hardee … Continue reading

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