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Civil War Reenactment: Confederate Army

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on June 18, 2011. BOONVILLE — A cursory glance would have suggested the Missouri State Guards, dressed in their Civil War-era civilian clothes, were setting off to celebrate a summer festival. But a closer look revealed that this ordinary bunch of a couple hundred men of […]

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Archaeologists confirm Battle of Boonville site

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on June 15, 2010. COLUMBIA — Lead bullets, fragments of cannonballs, an artillery canister and a few buttons. These were some of the items that helped a team of archaeologists determine the location of the First Battle of Boonville. In November 2007, a team lead by […]

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