Roads, Rivers, and Rebellion:
The Struggle for Missouri, 1861–1865
Tuesday, August 7 • 1:30pm • AT&T Foundation Multipurpose Room • Free
Professor William Piston, Missouri State University, discusses how Missouri’s
transportation network of roads, railways, and rivers shaped the operations of
Union and Confederate forces from 1861 through 1863, with emphasis on the
continuing importance of St. Louis.