Engagements and Battles in MO during the War of the Rebellion 1861-1865 Index

Missouri's importance has been greatly overlooked by many when it comes to its role in the Cvil War when at the start of the war most of the fighting actually happened here. In 1861, of the 157 engagements and battles listed in the Army Register, 66 were in Missouri (over 42%), 31 in VA, 28 in WV, 13 in KY, and the other 19 among NM, FL, TN, SC, MD, NC and TX. Missouri saw more action than VA and WV combined in 1861. It is because of this lack of focus that we have compiled the following listing of the battles fought Missouri. The primary reference to this list is taken from "A Compendium of the War of the War of the Rebellion", by Frederick Dyer and hope not to overlook any action. If there are other battles to be added please let us know about the references and we will incorporate them in future revisons of this listing. Contact us at momollus@mail.usmo.com or write THE MISSOURI COMMANDERY OF MOLLUS, 302 W. Springfield Ave., Union, MO 63084. We hope this list will help educate others on the history and importance of Missouri in the Civil War.

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  • 1861 MO Civil War Battles and Engagements (123 Listed)

  • 1862 MO Civil War Battles and Engagements (272 Listed)

  • 1863 MO Civil War Battles and Engagements (209 Listed)

  • 1864 MO Civil War Battles and Engagements (262 Listed)

  • 1865 MO Civil War Battles and Engagements (39 Listed)

  • MO Civil War Map of Major Battles (Partial - 28 Listed)

  • The Civil War in Southeast MO Region Map of Battles (Partial)

  • Civil War in Southeast MO Homepage

  • Missouri Civil War Index - Another website with additional Links

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