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Good Night Missouri

Author: Adam Gamble and Mark Jasper
Pages: 20
Year: 2013
Publishers: Our World of Books
ISBN No.: 978-60219-077-1
Item number: 026

 

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This book is part of the Good Night Our World series.

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Good Night Missouri

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Author: Adam Gamble and Mark Jasper
Pages: 20
Year: 2013
Publishers: Our World of Books
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Item number: 026

 

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Good Night Country Store

Author: Adam Gamble and Mark Jasper

 

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Good Night Country Store

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In Deadly Earnest: The Missouri Brigade

Author: Phil Gottschalk
Pages: 540
Year: 1991
Publishers: Missouri River Press, Inc.
ISBN No.: 0-9631136-1-5
Item number: 027

 

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Comprehensive history of Cockrell's Missouri Brigade. 

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In Deadly Earnest: The Missouri Brigade

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Author: Phil Gottschalk
Pages: 540
Year: 1991
Publishers: Missouri River Press, Inc.
ISBN No.: 0-9631136-1-5
Item number: 027

 

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Comprehensive history of Cockrell's Missouri Brigade. 


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America's Country Schools

Author:Andrew Gulliford
Pages:266
Year: 1996
Publishers: University Press of Colorado
ISBN No.: 0-87081-422-2
Item number: 028

 

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A comprehensive work that chronicles a distinctive era in American education.

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America's Country Schools

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Author:Andrew Gulliford
Pages:266
Year: 1996
Publishers: University Press of Colorado
ISBN No.: 0-87081-422-2
Item number: 028

 

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A comprehensive work that chronicles a distinctive era in American education.


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One-Room Schools of the Middle West: An Illustrated History

Author:Wayne E. Fuller
Pages:134
Year: 1994
Publishers: University Press of Kansas
ISBN No.:0-7006-0637-8
Item number: 029

 

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Filled with evocative images of schoolhouses, students, and teachers, this volume rescues from obsecurity the life and material culture of rural education: McGufffey Readers, wooden desks, slate blackboards, potbellied stoves, kerosene lamps, and screened privies. 

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One-Room Schools of the Middle West: An Illustrated History

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Author:Wayne E. Fuller
Pages:134
Year: 1994
Publishers: University Press of Kansas
ISBN No.:0-7006-0637-8
Item number: 029

 

Contents

Filled with evocative images of schoolhouses, students, and teachers, this volume rescues from obsecurity the life and material culture of rural education: McGufffey Readers, wooden desks, slate blackboards, potbellied stoves, kerosene lamps, and screened privies. 


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School In Grandma's Day

Author:Valerie Weber and Gloria Jenkins
Pages:29
Year: 1999
Publishers: Carolrhoda Books, Inc./Minneapolis
ISBN No.:1-57505-327-6
Item number: 030

 

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In School In Grandma's Day, you'll meet a real grandma, Gloria Jenkins, and learn about her school days in the 1940s.  Find out what has changed, and what has stayed the same, since Grandma was in school.

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School In Grandma's Day

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Author:Valerie Weber and Gloria Jenkins
Pages:29
Year: 1999
Publishers: Carolrhoda Books, Inc./Minneapolis
ISBN No.:1-57505-327-6
Item number: 030

 

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In School In Grandma's Day, you'll meet a real grandma, Gloria Jenkins, and learn about her school days in the 1940s.  Find out what has changed, and what has stayed the same, since Grandma was in school.


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Historic Missouri: A Pictorial Narrative

Author:The State Historical Society of Missouri
Pages:92
Year: 1988
Publishers: The State Historical Society of Missouri
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Item number: 031

 

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The State Historical Society of Missouri, to commemorate the nation's bicentennial, devoted the July 1976 issue of its Missouri Historical Review to a pictorial history of the state.

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Historic Missouri: A Pictorial Narrative

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Author:The State Historical Society of Missouri
Pages:92
Year: 1988
Publishers: The State Historical Society of Missouri
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Item number: 031

 

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The State Historical Society of Missouri, to commemorate the nation's bicentennial, devoted the July 1976 issue of its Missouri Historical Review to a pictorial history of the state.


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The Legend of Ohio

Author:Dandi Daley Mackall
Pages:36
Year: 2005
Publishers: Sleeping Bear Press
ISBN No.:1-58536-244-1
Item number: 032

 

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Thousands of years ago, young Dikewamis and her family kept moving as the Great White Stone Mountains crept closer and closer to their village.

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The Legend of Ohio

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Author:Dandi Daley Mackall
Pages:36
Year: 2005
Publishers: Sleeping Bear Press
ISBN No.:1-58536-244-1
Item number: 032

 

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Thousands of years ago, young Dikewamis and her family kept moving as the Great White Stone Mountains crept closer and closer to their village.


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8 x 10 Higgerson School Historic Site Lined Journal

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Pages:100
Year: 2013
Publishers: Found Image
ISBN No.:
Item number: 033

 

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Higgerson Landing, MO postage stamp on the cover of a lined journal.  Contains 100 blank sheets

 

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8 x 10 Higgerson School Historic Site Lined Journal

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Pages:100
Year: 2013
Publishers: Found Image
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Item number: 033

 

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Higgerson Landing, MO postage stamp on the cover of a lined journal.  Contains 100 blank sheets

 


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Mr. Roosevelt's Steamboat: The First Steamboat To Travel The Mississippi

Author:Mary Helen Dohan
Pages:172
Year: 1981
Publishers: Pelican Publishing Company
ISBN No.:1-58980-299-2
Item number: 034

 

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Higgerson Landing, MO postage stamp on the cover of a lined journal.  Contains 100 blank sheets

 

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Mr. Roosevelt's Steamboat: The First Steamboat To Travel The Mississippi

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Author:Mary Helen Dohan
Pages:172
Year: 1981
Publishers: Pelican Publishing Company
ISBN No.:1-58980-299-2
Item number: 034

 

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Higgerson Landing, MO postage stamp on the cover of a lined journal.  Contains 100 blank sheets

 


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New Madrid County, Missouri: History and Families 1812-2013

Author: Editor, Charles A. Francis
Pages:141
Year: 2013
Publishers: Acclaim Press
ISBN No.:978-1-938905-24-7
Item number: 035

 

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First printing. 

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New Madrid County, Missouri: History and Families 1812-2013

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Author: Editor, Charles A. Francis
Pages:141
Year: 2013
Publishers: Acclaim Press
ISBN No.:978-1-938905-24-7
Item number: 035

 

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First printing. 

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The Handerkerchief Quilt

Author: Carol Crane
Pages:31
Year:2010
Publishers: Sleeping Bear Press
ISBN No.:978-1-58536-344-5
Item number: 036

 

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Based on a true event from her own family history, Carol Crane's poignant story of a dedicated teacher and her gentle "can-do" spirit will resonate with readers of all ages.

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The Handerkerchief Quilt

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Author: Carol Crane
Pages:31
Year:2010
Publishers: Sleeping Bear Press
ISBN No.:978-1-58536-344-5
Item number: 036

 

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Based on a true event from her own family history, Carol Crane's poignant story of a dedicated teacher and her gentle "can-do" spirit will resonate with readers of all ages.

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Missouri Butterflies & Moths: A Pocket Naturalist Guide

Author: James Kavanagh
Pages:11
Year:2008
Publishers: Waterford Press
ISBN No.:978-1-58355-463-0
Item number: 037

 

Contents:
An introduction to familiar species.

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Missouri Butterflies & Moths: A Pocket Naturalist Guide

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Author: James Kavanagh
Pages:11
Year:2008
Publishers: Waterford Press
ISBN No.:978-1-58355-463-0
Item number: 037

 

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An introduction to familiar species.

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Missouri Birds: A Pocket Naturalist Guide

Author: James Kavanagh
Pages:11
Year:2000, 2013
Publishers: Waterford Press
ISBN No.:978-1-58355-125-7
Item number: 038

 

Contents:
A folding picket guide to familiar species.

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Missouri Birds: A Pocket Naturalist Guide

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Author: James Kavanagh
Pages:11
Year:2000, 2013
Publishers: Waterford Press
ISBN No.:978-1-58355-125-7
Item number: 038

 

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A folding picket guide to familiar species.

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Missouri Wildlife: A Pocket Naturalist Guide

Author: James Kavanagh
Pages:11
Year:2000, 2013
Publishers: Waterford Press
ISBN No.:978-1-58355-594-1
Item number: 039

 

Contents:
A folding picket guide to familiar animals.

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Missouri Wildlife: A Pocket Naturalist Guide

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Author: James Kavanagh
Pages:11
Year:2000, 2013
Publishers: Waterford Press
ISBN No.:978-1-58355-594-1
Item number: 039

 

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A folding picket guide to familiar animals.

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Missouri Trees & Wildflowers: A Pocket Naturalist Guide

Author: James Kavanagh
Pages:11
Year:2000, 2013
Publishers: Waterford Press
ISBN No.:978-1-58355-248-3
Item number: 040

 

Contents:
A introduction to familiar species

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Missouri Trees & Wildflowers: A Pocket Naturalist Guide

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Author: James Kavanagh
Pages:11
Year:2000, 2013
Publishers: Waterford Press
ISBN No.:978-1-58355-248-3
Item number: 040

 

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A introduction to familiar species

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The Last Setback Levee

Author: Lee Hatley - Local Author
Pages:255
Year:2013
Publishers:
ISBN No.:978-148207-610-3
Item number: 041

 

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The Last Setback Levee, situated in fictional Almudena County along the banks of the Mississippi River, weaves a narrative of historical social change in the mid-century South with the life of Bonita Carroll.

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The Last Setback Levee

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Author: Lee Hatley - Local Author
Pages:255
Year:2013
Publishers:
ISBN No.:978-148207-610-3
Item number: 041

 

Contents:
The Last Setback Levee, situated in fictional Almudena County along the banks of the Mississippi River, weaves a narrative of historical social change in the mid-century South with the life of Bonita Carroll.

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From Missouri: An American Farmer Looks Back

Author: Thad Snow
Pages:276
Year:2012
Publishers:University of Missouri Press; Columbia and London
ISBN No.:978-0-8262-1990-9
Item number: 042

 

Contents:
Back in print with a new introduction by historian Bonnie Stepenoff, these sketches of a life, a region, and an era will delight readers new to this distinctive American voice as well as readers already familiar with this masterpiece of the American Midwest.

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From Missouri: An American Farmer Looks Back

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Author: Thad Snow
Pages:276
Year:2012
Publishers:University of Missouri Press; Columbia and London
ISBN No.:978-0-8262-1990-9
Item number: 042

 

Contents:
Back in print with a new introduction by historian Bonnie Stepenoff, these sketches of a life, a region, and an era will delight readers new to this distinctive American voice as well as readers already familiar with this masterpiece of the American Midwest.

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That Son of a Gun Had Sense

Author: Lonny Thiele - Local Author
Pages:306
Year:2012
Publishers:Stinson Press, Poplar Bluff, Missouri
ISBN No.:
Item number: 043

 

Contents:
Mule Stories from the Bootheel Area during the 1930's-1940's era.

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That Son of a Gun Had Sense

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Author: Lonny Thiele - Local Author
Pages:306
Year:2012
Publishers:Stinson Press, Poplar Bluff, Missouri
ISBN No.:
Item number: 043

 

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Mule Stories from the Bootheel Area during the 1930's-1940's era.

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Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure: The True Story of a Great American Road Trip

Author: Matthew Algeo
Pages:244
Year:2009
Publishers:Chicago Review Press
ISBN No.:978-1-56976-707-8
Item number: 044

 

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On June 19, 1953, Harry Truman got up early, packed the trunk of his Chrysler New Yorker, and did something no other former president has done before or since: he hit the road.  No Secret Service protection.  No traveling press.  Just Harry and his childhood sweetheart Bess, offf to visit old friends, take in a Broadway play, celebrate their wedding anniversary in the Big Apple, and blow a bit of the money he'd just received to write his memoirs.  Hopefully incognito.

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Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure: The True Story of a Great American Road Trip

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Author: Matthew Algeo
Pages:244
Year:2009
Publishers:Chicago Review Press
ISBN No.:978-1-56976-707-8
Item number: 044

 

Contents:
On June 19, 1953, Harry Truman got up early, packed the trunk of his Chrysler New Yorker, and did something no other former president has done before or since: he hit the road.  No Secret Service protection.  No traveling press.  Just Harry and his childhood sweetheart Bess, offf to visit old friends, take in a Broadway play, celebrate their wedding anniversary in the Big Apple, and blow a bit of the money he'd just received to write his memoirs.  Hopefully incognito.

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The New Madrid Earthquakes: Revised Edition

Author: James Lal Penick, Jr.
Pages:154
Year:1981
Publishers:University of Missouri Press; Columbia and London
ISBN No.:978-0-8262-0344-1
Item number: 045

 

Contents:
Since its publication in a cloth edition in 1976, Penick's book has net with enormous regional appeal as well as critical acclaim.  A foreword by Otto W. Nuttli and a new preface written by the author are included in this paper edition.  New material in the final chapter reports on the scientific inquiries into the New Madrid quakes since 1976.

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The New Madrid Earthquakes: Revised Edition

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Author: James Lal Penick, Jr.
Pages:154
Year:1981
Publishers:University of Missouri Press; Columbia and London
ISBN No.:978-0-8262-0344-1
Item number: 045

 

Contents:
Since its publication in a cloth edition in 1976, Penick's book has net with enormous regional appeal as well as critical acclaim.  A foreword by Otto W. Nuttli and a new preface written by the author are included in this paper edition.  New material in the final chapter reports on the scientific inquiries into the New Madrid quakes since 1976.

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Campaign for Wilson's Creek: The Fight for Missouri Begins

Author: Jeffrey L. Patrick
Pages:201
Year:2011
Publishers:McWhiney Foundation Press
ISBN No.:978-189311455-5
Item number: 046

 

Contents:
Campaign for Wilson's Creek is a fascinating story of high-stakes military gambles, aggressive leadership and lost opportunities.  It is also a tale of unique military units, untried but determined commanders, colorful volunteers and professional soldiers. 

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Campaign for Wilson's Creek: The Fight for Missouri Begins

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Author: Jeffrey L. Patrick
Pages:201
Year:2011
Publishers:McWhiney Foundation Press
ISBN No.:978-189311455-5
Item number: 046

 

Contents:
Campaign for Wilson's Creek is a fascinating story of high-stakes military gambles, aggressive leadership and lost opportunities.  It is also a tale of unique military units, untried but determined commanders, colorful volunteers and professional soldiers. 

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A Rough Business: Fighting the Civil War in Missouri

Author: Edited with an intro by William Garrett Piston
Pages:295
Year:2012
Publishers:The State Historical Society of Missouri, Columbia
ISBN No.:978-0-9816939-4-1
Item number: 047

 

Contents:
Readers interested in the trans-Mississippi Civil War will learn much about its impact on the lives of civilians and soldiers who endured its horrors.

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A Rough Business: Fighting the Civil War in Missouri

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Author: Edited with an intro by William Garrett Piston
Pages:295
Year:2012
Publishers:The State Historical Society of Missouri, Columbia
ISBN No.:978-0-9816939-4-1
Item number: 047

 

Contents:
Readers interested in the trans-Mississippi Civil War will learn much about its impact on the lives of civilians and soldiers who endured its horrors.

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The Battle of Belmont: Grant Strikes South

Author: Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes Jr.
Pages:220
Year:1991
Publishers:The University of North Carolina Press
ISBN No.:978-0-8078-5896-7
Item number: 048

 

Contents:
Throughout the narrative, Hughes draws sketches of the lives and fates of individual soldiers who fought on both sides, especially of the colorful and enorously dissimilar principal actors, Grant and Polk.

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The Battle of Belmont: Grant Strikes South

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Author: Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes Jr.
Pages:220
Year:1991
Publishers:The University of North Carolina Press
ISBN No.:978-0-8078-5896-7
Item number: 048

 

Contents:
Throughout the narrative, Hughes draws sketches of the lives and fates of individual soldiers who fought on both sides, especially of the colorful and enorously dissimilar principal actors, Grant and Polk.

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The Civil War in Missouri

Author: Edited with an introduction by William E. Parrish
Pages:243
Year: 2006
Publishers:The State Historical Society of Missouri, Columbia
ISBN No.:978-0-9622891-4-9
Item number: 049

 

Contents:
Essays from the Missouri Historical Review, 1906 - 2006.

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The Civil War in Missouri

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Author: Edited with an introduction by William E. Parrish
Pages:243
Year: 2006
Publishers:The State Historical Society of Missouri, Columbia
ISBN No.:978-0-9622891-4-9
Item number: 049

 

Contents:
Essays from the Missouri Historical Review, 1906 - 2006.

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Where to find us

Higgerson School Historic Site
307 MAIN ST
NEW MADRID, MO 63869
 
Phone: 573 748-5716

Email: hshs97@att.net

 

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Hours of Operation

Higgerson Landing Visitor Center Hours of Operation:

 

Mon - Friday 9:00 - 5:00 

Saturday 10:00 - 4:00

Closed Sunday except for scheduled tours/events.

Mon - Fri last tour starts at 4:00

Saturday last tour starts at 3:00

 

Winter Hours of Operation 

Mon - Friday 10:00 - 4:00

Saturday & Sunday Closed except for scheduled tours/events 

Mon - Fri last tour starts at 3:00

Upcoming Events

Nov. 19th - Thanksgiving Bake Sale 

Nov. 20th - Merchant Open House 

Dec. 9th & 10th - Candlelight tours

Dec. 10th - Christmas Parade 

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