The Civil War in Missouri

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Price's Raid

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In 1864, Confederate general Sterling Price mounted a raid into Missouri with the goals of enlisting recruits and supplies, as well as disrupting the state’s election planned for that year. Tactically and strategically the raid proved to be an utter failure, but it had

consequences that would affect the state for years to come. Follow Price’s path as he swept through Missouri, and see how his missteps and a strong Union resistance led to his defeat.