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The Civil War in Missouri

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Reign of Terror

Information Sheets

Violence between pro-slavery and anti-slavery settlers began early on. The anti-slavery settlers became known as Jayhawkers.

Books

A History of Missouri 1860-1875 by William E. Parrish

Civil War on the Western Border by Jay Monaghan

Civil War St. Louis by Louis S. Gerteis

Nobody's Boy by Jennifer Fleischner

The Border Between: Violence and Reconciliation on the Kansas-Missouri Line by Jeremy Neely