Missouri Civil War Sesquicentennial - Upcoming Events http://mocivilwar150.com/events/calendar en 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Albany http://mocivilwar150.com/event/748 <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Ray County Museum</span> <div class="street-address"> 901 W Royal St. </div> <span class="locality">Richmond</span>, <span class="region">MO</span> <span class="postal-code">64085</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="38.685500">38° 41' 7.8" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-96.503900">96° 30' 14.04" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=38.685500+-96.503900+%28901+W+Royal+St.%2C+Richmond%2C+MO%2C+64085%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Ray County Historical Society is hosting a Civil War Re-Enactment for the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Albany and the death of Capt. William Anderson. Re-enactors will check in on Friday, which is followed by two days of mock battles, Battle of Albany re-enactment, the funeral of Capt Anderson, a Civil War Ball, the dedication of two Missouri State Civil War Panels and a variety of other events. For more information, visit <a href="http://battleofalbany-raycountymo.angelfire.com" rel="nofollow">http://battleofalbany-raycountymo.angelfire.com</a>.</p><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-event-datetime"> <div class="field-label">Event Date and Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-start">Fri, 10/24/2014 - 16:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">Sun, 10/26/2014 - 17:00</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-season"> <div class="field-label">Season:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Winter </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-location field-field-location"> <div class="field-label">Location:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Ray County Museum</span> <div class="street-address"> 901 W Royal St. </div> <span class="locality">Richmond</span>, <span class="region">MO</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-decimal field-field-fee"> <div class="field-label">Admission Fee:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> $0.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-event-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> Events Northeast 38.685500 -96.503900 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:47:10 +0000 connie.grellner 748 at http://mocivilwar150.com Battle of Wesport Commemoration http://mocivilwar150.com/event/753 <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Loose Park</span> <div class="street-address"> 55th Street </div> <span class="locality">Kansas City</span>, <span class="region">MO</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="39.027500">39° 1' 39" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-94.583248">94° 34' 59.6928" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=39.027500+-94.583248+%2855th+Street%2C+Kansas+City%2C+MO%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Battle of Westport, also called the Gettysburg of the West, was fought on October 23, 1864, and represents one of the largest battles west of the Mississippi River; a turning point in the war and closing chapter to Confederate General Price’s 1864 Missouri raid. 30,000 soldiers were part of the engagement with 3,000 casualties. The Battle was the last major operation Confederate forces launched in the Trans-Mississippi Theater.</p> <p><strong>Meet and Greet:</strong> 5:30 p.m.</p> <p><strong>Program:</strong> 6:15 p.m.</p><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-event-datetime"> <div class="field-label">Event Date and Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 10/23/2014 - <span class="date-display-start">17:30</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">19:30</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-season"> <div class="field-label">Season:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Winter </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-location field-field-location"> <div class="field-label">Location:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Loose Park</span> <div class="street-address"> 55th Street </div> <span class="locality">Kansas City</span>, <span class="region">MO</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-event-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://mocivilwar150.com/event/753" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Battlefields Northwest 39.027500 -94.583248 Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:42:57 +0000 jennifer.sieg 753 at http://mocivilwar150.com Battle of Wesport Commemoration http://mocivilwar150.com/event/754 <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Loose Park</span> <div class="street-address"> 5200 Wornall Road </div> <span class="locality">Kansas City</span>, <span class="region">MO</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="39.032318">39° 1' 56.3448" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-94.592128">94° 35' 31.6608" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=39.032318+-94.592128+%285200+Wornall+Road%2C+Kansas+City%2C+MO%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Battle of Westport, also called the Gettysburg of the West, was fought on October 23, 1864, and represents one of the largest battles west of the Mississippi River; a turning point in the war and closing chapter to Confederate General Price’s 1864 Missouri raid. 30,000 soldiers were part of the engagement with 3,000 casualties. The Battle was the last major operation Confederate forces launched in the Trans-Mississippi Theater.</p> <p><strong>Meet and Greet:</strong> 5:30 p.m.</p> <p><strong>Program:</strong> 6:15 p.m.</p><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-event-datetime"> <div class="field-label">Event Date and Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 10/23/2014 - <span class="date-display-start">17:30</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">19:30</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-season"> <div class="field-label">Season:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Winter </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-location field-field-location"> <div class="field-label">Location:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Loose Park</span> <div class="street-address"> 5200 Wornall Road </div> <span class="locality">Kansas City</span>, <span class="region">MO</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-event-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://mocivilwar150.com/event/754" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Battlefields Northwest 39.032318 -94.592128 Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:44:44 +0000 jennifer.sieg 754 at http://mocivilwar150.com 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Glasgow http://mocivilwar150.com/event/751 <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">City of Glasgow</span> <span class="locality">Glasgow</span>, <span class="region">MO</span> <span class="postal-code">65254</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="-88.000000">88° 0' 0" S</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="0.000000">0° 0' 0" E</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Glasgow%2C+MO%2C+65254%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Glasgow Chamber of Commerce is hosting a celebration of the 150th year of the Battle of Glasgow. Ladies and gentlemen, dress in your very best period hats and gowns. This will be an event to be remembered.</p><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-event-datetime"> <div class="field-label">Event Date and Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-start">Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">Sun, 10/12/2014 - 15:00</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-season"> <div class="field-label">Season:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Winter </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-location field-field-location"> <div class="field-label">Location:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">City of Glasgow</span> <span class="locality">Glasgow</span>, <span class="region">MO</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-label">Further Reading:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.GlasgowMO.com" target="_blank">Glasgow Chamber of Commerce</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-event-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://mocivilwar150.com/event/751" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Re-enactments Northeast -88.000000 0.000000 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:52:43 +0000 connie.grellner 751 at http://mocivilwar150.com