Click here for a printable copy of the:
Civil War Living History School Day Brochure

Special rates for hotel rooms at Comfort Inn during the re-enactment!
Book by May 31st  and MENTION you are here for the Civil War Re-enactment
and get a room with 2 double beds and a full breakfast including eggs and meat

$79.95 per night -a savings of $20 per night.
Rate does not include tax.
Comfort Inn, 2427 Mid-America Industrial Drive, Boonville, MO (660) 882-5317
 



Gray Ghosts Trail


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$10.00 parking fee for Saturday and Sunday 


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Don't miss the festivities

Commemorative Events Calendar

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Boonville Civil War Commemorative Commission

Commission Co-Chairs
Barbara Holtzclaw (660) 537-3776
Deborah Marshall (660) 882-5335
deborah@boonvilledailynews.com
Dr. Maryellen Mc Vicker(660) 621-2105

To participate as a re-enactor contact
Lou Dunlop ((816) 320-2585) or
Dick ((816) 659-6989)of Collins Battery B

Click below to download
1st Battle of Boonville Re-enactment Registration Form




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THE FIRST BATTLE OF BOONVILLE
JUNE 17, 1861
The First Battle of Boonville took place on June 17, 1861. It
was the first land battle of the Civil War to take place in the U.S.
and Missouri. Nicknamed “The Boonville Races,” this small battle,
or skirmish, was the first battle to be fought west of the Allegheny Mountains.
It occurred before the 1st Battle of Bull Run,
the first major land battle of the Civil War, fought near Manassas
Virginia (July 21, 1861).

Fearing that enemy artillery was emplaced on the bluffs near
Boonville, Lyon disembarked his troops around 7:00 a.m. on June
17, 1861. Lyon’s troops marched two miles along the flood plain
on the Rocheport Road where the road began a gradual rise into...(click here for more details)

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Civil War Living History School Day Brochure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 






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Commemorative Posters
$5.00
T Shirts
Poster
Tshirt


For purchasing information contact
Deborah Marshall

deborah@boonvilledailynews.com

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