The Civil War in Barry County. Timeline of major events with accounts from original sources.
The Stone Prairie Home Guard. History, roster and transcribed documents relating to Barry County's first Union military organization in the Civil War.
Barry County Newspaper Clippings. How to shoot your mule and other tidbits from early Barry County newspapers.
Barry County Crime & Punishment. "A horse thief came to town on Tuesday. Result -- an empty saddle, an empty shotgun and a new-made grave." Early newspaper accounts of crime and punishment in Barry County. Part I: 1865-1880. Part II: 1881-1899.
An 1859 Journey Through Barry & Newton Counties. In 1859 New York newspaper correspondent Albert D. Richardson visited the area.
The Civil War in Newton County. Timeline of major events with accounts from original sources.
Captain Ritchey's Union Militia: Roster, Company I 1862-63, 76th Enrolled Missouri Militia. Roster, Company K, 7th Provisional Enrolled Missouri Militia. Roster, Company K, 15th MO Cavalry. Roster, Captain Lowe's Company I 1864, 76th Enrolled Missouri Militia: Photo added June 17, 2012.
Captain Hening's Union Militia: Roster, Company K 1863, 76th Enrolled Missouri Militia. Roster, Captain Burgess' Company K 1864, 76th Enrolled Missouri Militia.
Granby and Early Newton County Lead Mining. Items about the early days of Granby and Newton County lead mining.
Jollification. Items about the town of Jollification and Jolly Mill.
Emancipated Slave Lewis Roberson. In the 1840s, emancipated slave Lewis Roberson bought his wife and children out of slavery in Newton County. Biographical notes and transcribed slave documents.
Abel Landers. Biographical notes on Abel Landers, who was a prominent lawyer, landowner and politician in Barry County in the late 1830s and in Newton County in the 1840s and 1850s. In 1858, he moved to Texas and was a colorful judge in Hood County after the Civil War. Photo added June 17, 2012.
Pioneer Aviator Hugh Robinson. An account of Robinson's boyhood escapades: "Every mule in Neosho township developed nervous prostration . . ."
Neosho After the Civil War: Summary of area newspaper articles about Neosho in the years 1865-69.
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