St. Louis, MO

St. Louis, Missouri, circa 1859
St. Louis, Mo. City, and seat of justice of St. Louis co. On the W. bank of the Mississippi River, 18 miles below the mouth of the Missouri. 130 miles E. from Jefferson City, the capital of the state, and 1101 miles, by the course of the river, N. from New Orleans. Population in 1810, 1600; in 1820, 4598; in 1830, 6694; in 1840, 16,469; in 1850, 82.774. St. Louis is the commercial metropolis of Missouri, and was formerly the seat of government. (Gazetteer of the United States of America, 1854)

Record Data

Place Unit Type
  City or Town
Containing Unit

Note Cards

Events

Major Topics

People

Birthplace of
 

Chetlain, Augustus Louis

Augustus Louis Chetlain, detail
Full name
  Augustus Louis Chetlain

Clark, Meriwether Lewis

Meriwether Lewis Clark, detail
Full name
  Meriwether Lewis Clark

Grant, Julia Dent

Julia Dent Grant, detail
Full name
  Julia Dent Grant

McCausland, John

John McCausland, detail
Full name
  John McCausland

Paul, Gabriel Rene

Gabriel Rene Paul, detail
Full name
  Gabriel Rene Paul
Burial place of
 

Blow, Peter

Full name
  Peter Blow

O'Brien, Henry D.

Henry D. O'Brien, detail
Full name
  Henry D. O'Brien

Sherman, William Tecumseh

William Tecumseh Sherman, detail
Full name
  William Tecumseh Sherman

Smith, Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson Smith, detail
Full name
  Andrew Jackson Smith

Stewart, Alexander Peter

Alexander Peter Stewart, circa 1880, detail
Full name
  Alexander Peter Stewart

Vickroy, Thomas Rees

Thomas Rees Vickroy, detail
Full name
  Thomas Rees Vickroy

Places

Contained places
 
Name Type
Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, MO Location or Site
Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, MO Location or Site

Documents

Subject
 
Date Title
09/27/1841 Abraham Lincoln to Mary Speed, September 27, 1841
10/05/1842 Abraham Lincoln to Joshua Speed, October 5, 1842
12/14/1847 Louisville (KY) Journal, "Negro Stealing," December 14, 1847
11/27/1850 Raleigh (NC) Register, "Another Outrage," November 27, 1850
03/31/1851 N. R. Johnston to William Still, March 31, 1851
04/08/1852 Washington (DC) National Intelligencer, “Decision in a Slave Case,” April 8, 1852
05/12/1852 Boston (MA) Investigator, “A Slavery Decision Reversed,” May 12, 1852
12/03/1855 Louisville (KY) Journal, "Exciting News from Kansas," December 3, 1855
02/13/1857 New York Times, “The Question of Emancipation in Missouri,” February 14, 1857
02/27/1857 New York Times, “Important from Kansas,” February 27, 1857
03/02/1857 New York Times, “News from Kansas,” March 2, 1857
03/05/1857 Washington (DC) National Era, “Affairs in Kansas,” March 5, 1857
03/17/1857 New York Times, “Corruption in Congress,” March 17, 1857
03/24/1857 New York Times, “News from Kansas,” March 24, 1857
04/03/1857 New York Times, “Fillibustering Expedition Against Costa Rica,” April 3, 1857
04/09/1857 New York Times, “Slavery in Missouri,” April 9, 1857
04/15/1857 New York Times, “Dissatisfaction at Walker’s Appointment,” April 15, 1857
04/23/1857 Washington (DC) National Era, “A Fire-Eater’s Meditation on the St. Louis Emancipation Victory,” April 23, 1857
05/27/1857 New York Times, “Emancipation of Dred Scott and Family,” May 27, 1857
06/02/1857 New York Times, “From Kansas,” June 2, 1857
06/03/1857 New York Times, “The Emancipation of Dred Scott,” June 3, 1857
07/30/1857 Washington (DC) National Era, “Kansas News,” July 30, 1857
09/24/1857 New York Times, “News From Kansas,” September 24, 1857
11/13/1857 New York Times, “News from Kansas,” November 13, 1857
07/04/1858 (St. Louis) Missouri Republican, "An Affair of Colored Moonshine," July 4, 1858
08/01/1858 (St. Louis) Missouri Republican, “Our Work Is Done,” August 1, 1858
08/05/1858 San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “The Governor of Missouri Whipped,” August 5, 1858
08/24/1858 Lyman Trumbull to Abraham Lincoln, August 24, 1858
09/02/1858 (St. Louis) Missouri Republican, "Douglas - Lincoln," September 2, 1858
09/09/1858 (St. Louis) Missouri Republican, “Judge Douglas at Belleville,” September 9, 1858
09/11/1858 (St. Louis) Missouri Republican, “Serenade,” September 11, 1858
09/14/1858 Lyman Trumbull to Abraham Lincoln, September 14, 1858
10/03/1858 (St. Louis) Missouri Republican, “The Great Overland Mail,” October 3, 1858
10/10/1858 (St. Louis) Missouri Republican, “Vehicles in St. Louis,” October 10, 1858
10/11/1858 San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “Time Table by the Butterfield Overland Mail Route,” October 11, 1858
10/15/1858 Recollection by Gustave Koerner, Alton Debate, October 15, 1858
10/17/1858 Chicago (IL) Times, “The Campaign – The Last Joint Debate,” October 17, 1858
10/24/1858 (St. Louis) Missouri Republican, “The Circus,” October 24, 1858
11/15/1858 New York Herald, “An Abolitionist in a Slave State,” November 15, 1858
11/25/1858 (St. Louis) Missouri Republican, “Judge Douglas,” November 25, 1858
12/12/1858 (St. Louis) Missouri Republican, “Life Insurance,” December 12, 1858
12/15/1858 New York Times, “From Kansas and Pikes Peak,” December 15, 1858
12/28/1858 New York Times, “Further Outrages in Kansas,” December 28, 1858
01/08/1859 New York Times, “The Kansas Troubles,” January 8, 1859
01/15/1859 New York Times, “News from Kansas and Utah,” January 15, 1859
04/06/1859 New York Herald, “The Late Scattering Elections,” April 6, 1859
04/07/1859 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “The Beginning of the Presidential Campaign,” April 7, 1859
04/29/1859 New York Times, “A Strike of Brick-yard Laborers,” April 29, 1859
05/20/1859 Milwaukee (WI) Sentinel, “Returning Gold Hunters,” May 20, 1859
06/05/1859 Memphis (TN) Appeal, “Land Speculations at the West,” June 5, 1859
06/12/1859 New Orleans (LA) Picayune, “Levee Convention,” June 12, 1859
07/04/1859 Washington (DC) National Intelligencer, “Railroad Disasters,” July 4, 1859
07/06/1859 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Probably Fatal Illness of Secretary Floyd,” July 6, 1859
10/10/1859 Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, “Senator Broderick Killed in a Duel,” October 10, 1859
04/21/1860 New York Herald, "A Mishap on the Underground Railroad," April 21, 1860
06/24/1860 New York Herald, “The Reception of the Nomination of Douglas,” June 24, 1860
07/07/1860 Atchison (KS) Freedom's Champion, “The Democratic ‘Irrepressible Conflict,’” July 7, 1860
09/23/1860 New York Herald, “The Missouri Breckinridge State Convention,” September 23, 1860
09/27/1860 Milwaukee (WI) Sentinel, "Perilous Balloon Descent," September 27, 1860
01/07/1861 Edwin V. Sumner to John G. Nicolay, January 7, 1861
02/24/1861 Memphis (TN) Appeal, “Enforcement of the Laws,” February 24, 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
07/30/1861 John C. Fremont to Abraham Lincoln, July 30, 1861
08/14/1861 Raleigh (NC) Register, “Arrest of a Traitor,” August 14, 1861
08/17/1861 Ozias Mather Hatch to Abraham Lincoln, August 17, 1861
08/20/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “Secession Organs in the North,” August 20, 1861
08/30/1861 Gen. John Fremont, Declaration of Martial Law in Missouri, August 30, 1861
12/22/1861 Major-General Henry Wager Halleck, General Order 32, Department of Missouri, December 22, 1861
01/26/1862 Major-General Henry W. Halleck to the Citizens of St. Louis, Missouri, January 26, 1862
09/07/186209/08/1862 William Elisha Stoker to Elizabeth E. Stoker, September 7-8, 1862
07/17/1863 Boston (MA) Liberator, “Enlistment of Colored Troops,” July 17, 1863
05/12/1864 Willard P. Hall to Abraham Lincoln, May 12, 1864
02/01/1872 Carlisle (PA) Herald, “Untitled,” February 1, 1872