The rotating exhibit sheds some light on the myriad ways the Civil War-era commander in chief still has a hold on the American imagination.
Jay Nixon recalled Missouri’s bloody history in the Civil War during his inaugural address Monday.
Missouri voters will be asked in November to raise the state’s tobacco tax and let St. Louis run its own police department.
A rare collection of rifles and revolvers used by soldiers on both sides of the Civil War is on display.
The stolen silver dollar and five gold coins were valued at $18,844.
The exhibt shows how the Civil War impacted Missouri and its citizens.
Ten dancers in authentic clothing presented dances including “Barn Dance,” “Farmer’s Jig” and “O! Susanna.”
Despite having more than enough members in the House and Senate to pass anything the party desires, Republicans were unable to pass much of anything during the special session.
This weekend, reenactors head back to Wilson’s Creek.
“It was the second major battle of the war,” explains Missouri History Museum Curator Jeff Meyer.