Historical The Camp Jackson Affair

St. Louis in April, 1861 was a city on edge. News of the firing on Fort Sumter, SC had reached the West. One staunch abolitionist Federal officer would force Missourians to choose allegiances through a tragic turn of events in early May, 1861.

© Nick Michael, Clay Stalter, Sarah Hoffman, Rita Reed, Dak Dillon, Quint Smith, Jeremy Jardine, 2011. Published by Missouri's Civil War by the consent of the creators.

The Camp Jackson Affair

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