Missouri

Missouri, 1857, zoomable map
Boundaries and Extent. — Missouri is bounded north by the State of Iowa; east by the Mississippi River, which separates it from the States of Illinois, Kentucky, and part of Tennessee; south by the State of Arkansas; and west by the Indian Territory, and by the River Missouri, dividing it from the Deserts of Nebraska. It extends from 36° to 40° 36' north latitude, and lies between 89° and 95° 45' west longitude. Its area is estimated at 67,380 square miles, being about 278 miles in length by 235 in breadth. (Gazetteer of the United States of America, 1854)

Record Data

Place Unit Type
  State or Province
Containing Unit

Note Cards

Events

Major Topics

People

Birthplace of
 

Younger, Robert

Robert Younger, detail
Full name
  Robert Ewing Younger
Burial place of
 

James, Alexander Franklin "Frank"

Alexander Franklin "Frank" James, circa 1898, detail
Full name
  Alexander Franklin James

Places

Contained places
 
Name Type
Adair County, MO County
Andrew County, MO County
Atchison County, MO County
Audrain County, MO County
Barry County, MO County
Bates County, MO County
Benton County, MO County
Bollinger County, MO County
Boone County, MO County
Buchanan County, MO County
Butler County, MO County
Caldwell County, MO County
Callaway County, MO County
Camden County, MO County
Cape Girardeau County, MO County
Carroll County, MO County
Cass County, MO County
Cedar County, MO County
Chariton County, MO County
Christian County, MO County
Clark County, MO County
Clay County, MO County
Clinton County, MO County
Cole County, MO County
Cooper County, MO County
Crawford County, MO County
Dade County, MO County
Dallas County, MO County
Daviess County, MO County
Dekalb County, MO County
Dent County, MO County
Dodge County, MO County
Douglas County, MO County
Dunklin County, MO County
Franklin County, MO County
Gasconade County, MO County
Gentry County, MO County
Greene County, MO County
Grundy County, MO County
Harrison County, MO County
Henry County, MO County
Hickory County, MO County
Holt County, MO County
Howard County, MO County
Iron County, MO County
Jackson County, MO County
Jasper County, MO County
Jefferson County, MO County
Johnson County, MO County
Knox County, MO County
Laclede County, MO County
Lafayette County, MO County
Lawrence County, MO County
Lewis County, MO County
Lincoln County, MO County
Linn County, MO County
Livingston County, MO County
Macon County, MO County
Madison County, MO County
Marion County, MO County
McDonald County, MO County
Mercer County, MO County
Miller County, MO County
Mississippi County, MO County
Moniteau County, MO County
Monroe County, MO County
Montgomery County, MO County
Morgan County, MO County
New Madrid County, MO County
Newton County, MO County
Nodaway County, MO County
Oregon County, MO County
Osage County, MO County
Ozark County, MO County
Pemiscot County, MO County
Perry County, MO County
Pettis County, MO County
Phelps County, MO County
Pike County, MO County
Platte County, MO County
Polk County, MO County
Pulaski County, MO County
Putnam County, MO County
Ralls County, MO County
Randolph County, MO County
Ray County, MO County
Reynolds County, MO County
Ripley County, MO County
Saline County, MO County
Schuyler County, MO County
Scotland County, MO County
Scott County, MO County
Seneca County, MO County
Shannon County, MO County
Shelby County, MO County
St. Charles County, MO County
St. Clair County, MO County
St. Francois County, MO County
St. Louis County, MO County
Ste. Genevieve County, MO County
Stoddard County, MO County
Stone County, MO County
Sullivan County, MO County
Taney County, MO County
Texas County, MO County
Vernon County, MO County
Warren County, MO County
Washington County, MO County
Wayne County, MO County
Wright County, MO County

Documents

Subject
 
Date Title
01/21/1854 Louisville (KY) Journal, "Freight on the Underground Railroad," January 21, 1854
10/16/1854 Abraham Lincoln, Speech at Peoria, Illinois, October 16, 1854
06/10/1856 Abraham Lincoln's Speech at Springfield, Illinois, June 10, 1856
12/27/1856 Louisville (KY) Journal, "The Case of Dred Scott," December 27, 1856
01/01/1857 Washington (DC) National Era, "Black Republicanism in Missouri," January 1, 1857
01/01/1857 Washington (DC) National Era, "The Future Judged by the Past," January 1, 1857
01/03/1857 New York Times, "Kansas Affairs," January 3, 1857
01/20/1857 New York Times, “Gubernatorial Inaugurals,” January 20, 1857
02/13/1857 New York Times, “The Question of Emancipation in Missouri,” February 14, 1857
03/07/1857 Boston (MA) Herald, “The Dred Scott Decision,” March 7, 1857
03/09/1857 Boston (MA) Herald, “The Dred Scott Case,” March 9, 1857
03/09/1857 New York Herald, "The Decision in the Dred Scott," March 9, 1857
03/09/1857 New York Times, "From Washington," March 9, 1857
04/09/1857 New York Times, “Slavery in Missouri,” April 9, 1857
04/23/1857 Washington (DC) National Era, “A Fire-Eater’s Meditation on the St. Louis Emancipation Victory,” April 23, 1857
04/30/1857 Washington (DC) National Era, "The Southern Press," April 30, 1857
07/11/1857 New York Times, “Where is the South?,” July 11, 1857
07/16/1857 New York Times, "What the Dred Scott Case Decided," July 16, 1857
08/20/1857 Washington (DC) National Era, “The Emancipation Scheme,” August 20, 1857
10/29/1857 Washington (DC) National Era, “Reports of the Kansas Press,” October 29, 1857
01/03/1858 New York Herald, "The Kansas Trouble in Congress," January 3, 1858
01/07/1858 New York Herald, "Kansas as a Slave State," January 7, 1858
06/03/1858 New York Times, "Kansas Affairs," June 3, 1858
07/23/1858 New York Herald, "The Late Meeting of Maryland Slaveholders," July 23, 1858
08/01/1858 (St. Louis) Missouri Republican, “Our Work Is Done,” August 1, 1858
08/02/1858 New York Times, “The Kansas Election,” August 2, 1858
10/15/1858 Quincy (IL) Whig, "Lincoln Gets Douglas Down!," October 15, 1858
11/13/1858 Ripley (OH) Bee, “Retribution,” November 13, 1858
11/24/1858 Bangor (ME) Whig and Courier, “Astounding Development,” November 24, 1858
01/08/1859 New York Times, “The Kansas Troubles,” January 8, 1859
02/05/1859 Lawrence (KS) Herald of Freedom, “Crime is Crime,” February 5, 1859
02/24/1859 Charleston (SC) Mercury, “The Gold Regions of the West,” February 24, 1859
02/26/1859 New York Times, “The Political Future,” February 26, 1859
03/08/1859 Charleston (SC) Mercury, "Slave Stealing in Missouri," March 8, 1859
03/18/1859 New York Times, “Dr. Doy of Kansas,” March 18, 1859
03/30/1859 Charleston (SC) Mercury, “The Missouri Compromise,” March 30, 1859
04/02/1859 (Omaha) Nebraskian, “Ossowatamie [Osawatomie] Brown,” April 2, 1859
11/05/1859 New York Times, "The Brown Invasion Transplanted From Kansas," November 5, 1859
11/08/1859 Charleston (SC) Mercury, “The Democratic Party and Old Brown,” November 8, 1859
11/10/1859 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, "Harper's Ferry Trouble," November 10, 1859
02/06/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Effect of the Dred Scott Decision in Iowa,” February 6, 1860
02/22/1860 Raleigh (NC) Register, “How Firmly United the Democracy Are,” February 22, 1860
04/30/1860 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Terrible Tornado in Illinois and Mississippi,” April 30, 1860
06/23/1860 Atchison (KS) Freedom's Champion, “Noble Deeds of Northern Democracy,” June 23, 1860
07/25/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “What the South Really Fears,” July 25, 1860
08/09/1860 Charlestown (VA) Free Press, "Precipitate A Revolution," August 9, 1860
08/10/1860 New York Times, "Politics at the South," August 10, 1860
09/23/1860 New York Herald, “The Missouri Breckinridge State Convention,” September 23, 1860
10/13/1860 New York Herald , "Vindication of the Fugitive Slave Law in Ottawa," October 13, 1860
11/23/1860 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “The Kansas News,” November 23, 1860
11/23/1860 William T. Sherman to Ellen Sherman, November 23, 1860
12/12/1860 Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, “A British Opinion of American Disunion,” December 12, 1860
12/20/1860 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “A Remarkable Statement,” December 20, 1860
01/15/1861 New York Herald, “Coercion Symptoms in the West and North-West,” January 15, 1861
02/24/1861 Memphis (TN) Appeal, “Enforcement of the Laws,” February 24, 1861
04/02/1861 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “Beauties of the ‘Institution’,” April 2, 1861
04/23/1861 David D. Field to Abraham Lincoln, April 23, 1861
04/27/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “Secession Wounded in Missouri,” April 27, 1861
05/17/1861 Savannah (GA) News, “The Civil War in Missouri,” May 17, 1861
06/10/1861 New York Times, “The Bitter Fruits,” June 10, 1861
06/20/1861 Ripley (OH) Bee, “Fugitives from Oppression,” June 20, 1861
06/25/1861 Boston (MA) Advertiser, “The Coming Man,” June 25, 1861
07/13/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “Missouri,” July 13, 1861
07/22/1861 Boston (MA) Advertiser, “Missouri Discontents,” July 22, 1861
07/30/1861 John C. Fremont to Abraham Lincoln, July 30, 1861
08/17/1861 Ozias Mather Hatch to Abraham Lincoln, August 17, 1861
08/30/1861 Gen. John Fremont, Declaration of Martial Law in Missouri, August 30, 1861
09/22/1861 Abraham Lincoln to Orville Hickman Browning, September 22, 1861
11/18/1861 President Jefferson Davis, Message to the Confederate Congress, November 18, 1861
12/13/1861 Claiborne Fox Jackson to the Soldiers and Fellow-Citizens of Missouri, December 13, 1861
12/22/1861 Major-General Henry Wager Halleck, General Order 32, Department of Missouri, December 22, 1861
06/22/1862 Abraham Lincoln to John M. Schofield, Monday, June 22, 1863, Washington, D.C.
10/12/1862 William Elisha Stoker to Elizabeth E. Stoker, October 12, 1862
05/12/1864 Willard P. Hall to Abraham Lincoln, May 12, 1864