"Bloody Bill" Anderson was well-known for his brutality to Union soldiers.
George Caleb Bingham was an American artist depicting life as he saw it on frontier land.
Acclaimed by both Sherman and Grant as one of the best of the non-West Point-trained generals during the war, he lived and breathed politics.
A Missouri senator and U.S. vice presidential candidate.
Best known as the author Mark Twain.
One of the "Confederate brigadiers" who later appeared in the U.S. Senate
Adaline Weston Couzins, a volunteer nursing escort and relief worker during the Civil War, was born in Brighton, England, on August 12, 1815.
Phoebe Wilson Couzins, a lawyer and suffragist, was born on September 8, 1842, to John Edward Decker and Adaline Weston Couzins.
In October 1864 Curtis led an army of Kansans to victory over Price at Westport, in what was the largest battle in Missouri.
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