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Violence continues on the streets of St. Louis as pro-Union militia battle with pro-Confederate mobs

St. Louis, Missouri, 1855, engraving, detail
05/11/1861
Violence continued on the streets of St Louis the day after federal forces, including a largely German-speaking Home Guard, had captured Camp Jackson and the pro-secession militia there. Score of civilians had attacked the troops the day before, resulting in score of civilian injuries and fatalities.  Again, the Home Guard were shot at from windows on Walnut Street and returned fire as before, reportedly killing seven more citizens.   (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
Chronicles of the Great Rebellion Against the United States of America (Philadelphia, PA: A. Winch, 1867), 7.
Charles P. Roland, An American Iliad: The Story of the Civil War (New York: McGraw Hill, 2002), 53. 

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