battle of moore's mill http://kbia.org en Civil War dig planned in central Missouri http://kbia.org/post/civil-war-dig-planned-central-missouri <p>An archeological survey is planned for a Civil War battleground site in central Missouri.</p><p>A survey is planned next month at the site where the Battle of Moore's Mill occurred in July 1862 in Callaway County, near what is now known as Calwood.</p><p><a href="http://www.fultonsun.com/news/2013/feb/14/state-civil-war-group-earns-grant-conduct-survey-m/" target="_blank">The Fulton Sun reports</a> that the excavation is being funded by a grant from the American Battlefield Protection Program of the National Park Service.</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 15:03:06 +0000 Associated Press 29047 at http://kbia.org Callaway County to mark site of Civil War battle http://kbia.org/post/callaway-county-mark-site-civil-war-battle <p>Civil War buffs are preparing to dedicate a memorial to mark the 150th anniversary of a central Missouri battle that helped weaken southern recruiting efforts in the state.</p><p>The Columbia Daily Tribune reported that a Union force of about 700 men clashed with fewer than half as many Confederate guerillas on July 28th, 1862, in the Battle of Moore&#39;s Mill. After about four hours of fighting near what is now the town of Calwood, the guerillas fled.</p><p>The Union recorded 13 deaths. There is disagreement about how many Confederate troops died.</p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 13:19:23 +0000 Associated Press 18020 at http://kbia.org Callaway County to mark site of Civil War battle