http://mocivilwar150.com/news/archive en Columbia's Edwards to play Civil War general in HBO miniseries http://mocivilwar150.com/node/569 <p>NASCAR driver and Columbia native Carl Edwards has signed on to play Confederate Gen. John B. Gordon in the HBO miniseries "To Appomattox."</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-item-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source:&nbsp;</div> Yahoo!Sports </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-item-story-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 12/20/2010</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-news-item-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/nascar/blog/from_the_marbles/post/Carl-Edwards-t" target="_blank">http://sports.yahoo.com/nascar/blog/from_the_marbles/post/Carl-Edwards-t</a> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 20 Dec 2010 22:00:53 +0000 judd.slivka 569 at http://mocivilwar150.com Jefferson City Civil War Passport is Rewarding Visitors http://mocivilwar150.com/node/568 <P>The Jefferson City Civl War Passport highlights the role of the Capital city in American history.&nbsp; Partnering with the local News Tribune, JC CVB offers a fun way to see the local CW sites.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-item-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source:&nbsp;</div> Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-item-story-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 12/08/2010</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-news-item-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs010/1102290150619/archive/1104037947322.html" target="_blank">http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs010/1102290150619/archive/1104037947322.htm...</a> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:16:07 +0000 debra.lee 568 at http://mocivilwar150.com Historian fights to preserve battle ground http://mocivilwar150.com/node/552 <P>Among rolling Ozark Hills are the buried remnants of a once forgotten battlefield.&nbsp; But thanks to the efforts of Lake Area historian and an Air Force veteran John Wilson, the fallen soldiers of Monday Hollow will come alive for future generations.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-item-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source:&nbsp;</div> Connect Mid-Missouri KRCG 13 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-item-story-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 11/18/2010</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-news-item-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.connectmidmissouri.com/news/story.aspx?id=542953" target="_blank">http://www.connectmidmissouri.com/news/story.aspx?id=542953</a> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 23 Nov 2010 22:02:44 +0000 debra.lee 552 at http://mocivilwar150.com Patee House Commemorates Lincoln http://mocivilwar150.com/node/551 <P>A program on the 150th anniversary of Mr. Lincoln's election was held Sunday afternoon at the Patee House Museum, during a meeting of the Pony Express Historical Association.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-item-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source:&nbsp;</div> St. Joseph News-Press </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-item-story-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 11/15/2010</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-news-item-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://dailyme.com/story/2010111500000889/patee-house-commemorates-lincoln.html" target="_blank">http://dailyme.com/story/2010111500000889/patee-house-commemorates-lincoln.html</a> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 23 Nov 2010 21:55:58 +0000 debra.lee 551 at http://mocivilwar150.com New charts and maps site of Civil War battles launches http://mocivilwar150.com/node/524 <p>In 1861, U.S. Coast Survey supervisor Alexander Dallas Bache published <em>Notes on the Coast of the United States</em>, secret documents used by the Union Army. This series of notes, covering the Delaware Bay to the Mississippi Sound on the Gulf Coast, contributed to the efficacy of the Union blockading squadrons. Other cartographers and surveyors from the U.S. Coastal Survey were attached to Union forces to survey, sketch and draw maps. The National Oceanic and Atmopsheric Administration&nbsp; -- the Coastal Survey's heir -- has published these on the Web.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-item-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source:&nbsp;</div> http://noaa.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-item-story-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 11/17/2010</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-news-item-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/history/CivilWar/" target="_blank">http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/history/CivilWar/</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://mocivilwar150.com/node/524" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 17 Nov 2010 14:29:49 +0000 judd.slivka 524 at http://mocivilwar150.com Sesquicentennial panel starts Civil War website http://mocivilwar150.com/node/523 <p>Over time, it also will highlight how the war played a role in Missouri history long after the fighting stopped, said Katie Steele Danner, director of the Missouri Division of Tourism.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-item-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source:&nbsp;</div> Columbia Daily Tribune </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-item-story-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 11/11/2010</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-news-item-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2010/nov/11/sesquicentennial-panel-starts-civil-war-website/" target="_blank">http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2010/nov/11/sesquicentennial-panel-starts-ci...</a> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 17 Nov 2010 14:24:23 +0000 judd.slivka 523 at http://mocivilwar150.com Maple Leaf Festival to feature more heritage than usual http://mocivilwar150.com/node/447 <p>A city that reveres its heritage will celebrate it a little more this weekend with the 44th annual Maple Leaf Parade here.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-item-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source:&nbsp;</div> Joplin Globe </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-item-story-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 10/15/2010</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-news-item-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.joplinglobe.com/enjoy/x1303128501/Maple-Leaf-Festival-to-feature-more-heritage-than-usual" target="_blank">http://www.joplinglobe.com/enjoy/x1303128501/Maple-Leaf-Festival-to-feature-more...</a> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 05 Nov 2010 01:14:11 +0000 judd.slivka 447 at http://mocivilwar150.com Remington Nature Center to have Civil War exhibit http://mocivilwar150.com/node/446 <p>The exhibit includes high-quality replica officer’s uniforms of former St. Joseph mayor and Confederate General M. Jeff Thompson, as well as Union Colonel Robert Smith. Different examples of shots also are on display. These include a twelve-pound solid shot for a field howitzer, a canister shot, a 3-inch ordnance rifle solid shot, a six-pound solid shot from a field gun. and a solid shot for a 10-inch siege mortar that weighs 88 pounds.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-item-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source:&nbsp;</div> St. Joe News-Press </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-item-story-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 11/04/2010</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-news-item-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.newspressnow.com/news/2010/nov/04/one-mammoth-party/" target="_blank">http://www.newspressnow.com/news/2010/nov/04/one-mammoth-party/</a> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 05 Nov 2010 01:12:10 +0000 judd.slivka 446 at http://mocivilwar150.com Missouri prepares Civil War sesquicentennial commemoration http://mocivilwar150.com/node/445 <p>Missouri is less than a year away from its sesquicentennial Civil War commemoration, an event that planners envision elevating interest in the state’s history closer to hubs of historical tourism like Tennessee and Virginia.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-item-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source:&nbsp;</div> Boonville Daily News </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-item-story-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 10/28/2010</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-news-item-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.boonvilledailynews.com/features/x294028210/Missouri-prepares-Civil-War-sesquicentennial-commemoration" target="_blank">http://www.boonvilledailynews.com/features/x294028210/Missouri-prepares-Civil-Wa...</a> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 05 Nov 2010 01:09:20 +0000 judd.slivka 445 at http://mocivilwar150.com Wide Awake Films Releases August Light http://mocivilwar150.com/node/444 <p><strong>Wide Awake Films Releases <em>August Light</em></strong></p> <p><em>Historical documentary about the Civil War in Missouri released</em></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-item-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source:&nbsp;</div> Wide Awake Films </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-item-story-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 11/04/2010</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-news-item-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://civilwargoods.com" target="_blank">http://civilwargoods.com</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://mocivilwar150.com/node/444" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 05 Nov 2010 01:06:55 +0000 judd.slivka 444 at http://mocivilwar150.com