St. Louis in the Civil War, Missouri (Images of America Series)

St. Louis in the Civil War, Missouri (Images of America Series)

by Dawn Dupler, Cher Petrovic


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467111263
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 02/17/2014
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 472,456
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dawn Dupler is an award-winning author whose work has appeared in national publications. She holds an MFA in writing and a BS in chemical engineering and works as an adjunct professor at St. Louis Community College. Cher Petrovic is a photographer for national publications and is involved with Civil War reenactments. She teaches at St. Louis Community College.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 St. Louis Before the War: Growing Tensions 9

2 The St. Louis Arsenal: The Prize 19

3 Camp Jackson: A Mob Action 27

4 Jefferson Barracks: Supplying the West 41

5 Generals and Citizen Soldiers: The Work of War 51

6 Ulysses S. Grant: White Haven 77

7 The Gunboats: Winning the Rivers 85

8 Hospitals and Prisons: St. Louis Responds 95

9 Fort Davidson: Saving St. Louis 107

10 St. Louis Cemeteries: The Buried, the Legacy 113

Bibliography 127

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