Missouri Digital Heritage :: Collections by Title (All) :: Topics :: Military and Conflicts

Browse Collections by: Topic | Media Type | Institution | View All

Military and Conflicts

Materials related to the military, wars and other conflicts.

35th and 89th Division World War I Unit Histories

35th and 89th Division World War I Unit Histories

Contributed by: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial

Divisional histories related to the services of Missourians during World War I, including rosters listing names of soldiers.

View Collection

American Civil War in Missouri

American Civil War in Missouri

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

The American Civil War in Missouri collection includes manuscripts (letters and diaries) offering valuable insight into how Missourians - both civilians and those in the military - experienced the Civil War.

View Collection

Boone County Historical Society Civil War Collection

Boone County Historical Society Civil War Collection

Contributed by: Boone County Historical Society

This Civil War collection of personal letters, diaries and photographs is held by the Boone County Historical Society.

View Collection

Camp Crowder Photograph Collection

Camp Crowder Photograph Collection

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Established in 1941, Camp Crowder was a military installation near Neosho, Missouri named in honor of Major General Enoch H. Crowder. By 1942, the first soldiers arrived at the Signal Corps Replacement Training Center for training in forty different military communications specialties. The post also trained medical-corps soldiers and ground-force troops, established an Officer Candidate Preparatory School, and held a large prisoner of war camp.

View Collection

Civil War in Missouri - Monographs

Civil War in Missouri - Monographs

Contributed by: University of Missouri - Columbia

Books about the Civil War in Missouri from several University of Missouri libraries.

View Collection

Cold War Confrontation: Truman, Stalin, and the Berlin Airlift, June 1948 - May 1949

Cold War Confrontation: Truman, Stalin, and the Berlin Airlift, June 1948 - May 1949

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

The collection focuses on the Berlin Airlift and includes 126 documents and some photographs covering the years 1948 through 1952.

View Collection

Community and Conflict: the Impact of the Civil War in the Ozarks

Community and Conflict: the Impact of the Civil War in the Ozarks

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

Documents and artifacts that depict life in the Ozarks between 1850 and 1875. The collection contains first hand perspectives of the Civil War through the eyes of soldiers, civilians, merchants and farmers, as told through letters, maps, diaries, court records and photographs.

View Collection

Confluence and Crossroads - The Civil War in the American Heartland

Confluence and Crossroads - The Civil War in the American Heartland

Contributed by: Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University and Partners

Documents and artifacts that depict life in the Ozarks between 1850 and 1875. The collection contains first hand perspectives of the Civil War through the eyes of soldiers, civilians, merchants and farmers, as told through letters, maps, diaries, court records and photographs.

View Collection

Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb

Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

This collection focusing on Trumanís historic decision includes documents covering the years 1945-1964. Supporting materials include an online version of "Truman and the Bomb: A Documentary History," edited by Robert H. Ferrell.

View Collection

Establishing the Marshall Plan

Establishing the Marshall Plan

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

A collection about the Marshall Plan, or European Recovery Program, as it was officially known, which provided aid to war-torn Europe. This collection includes 69 documents, 9 photographs, an exhibit titled George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace, and a teaching activity based on the exhibit.

View Collection

Guerrillas and Outlaws

Guerrillas and Outlaws

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

These 53 drawings feature members of William Quantrill's Guerrillas, the James-Younger gang, and others associated with these men, like Brigadier General Joseph O. Shelby. All but one of the drawings are done in charcoal by two artists, A. L. Dillenbeck and Elmer Stewart.

View Collection

Harrison Gleim Civil War Papers, 1860-1891

Harrison Gleim Civil War Papers, 1860-1891

Contributed by: Maclay Home

Papers of Harrison Gleim, who served in the Civil War as Lieutenant and quartermaster in the Missouri Light Artillery, and later as Major and aide-de-camp in the 2nd Missouri Cavalry. Includes military orders, personal and official correspondence, and quartermaster records.

View Collection

Hezzie Goes to War: World War I through the Eyes of a Mid-Missourian

Hezzie Goes to War: World War I through the Eyes of a Mid-Missourian

Contributed by: University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology; State Historical Society of Missouri

World War I through the eyes of John Hezekiah ("Hezzie") Pattrick through his letters home to Mother and Dad, his photographs and postcards, and items worn, used and collected by him.

View Collection

Korean War: The US Response to North Korea's Invasion of South Korea

Korean War: The US Response to North Korea's Invasion of South Korea

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

An online exhibit of documents, photographs, sound clips of individual participants in policy development, battlefield combatants, and observers affected by the human tragedy of the Korean War.

View Collection

Medicine in Times of Need: 21st General Hospital/Base Hospital 21

Medicine in Times of Need: 21st General Hospital/Base Hospital 21

Contributed by: Becker Medical Library, Washington University

The 21st General Hospital and Base Hospital 21 Collections consist of 617 items relating to the service of these Army hospital units in the First and Second World Wars. The items include photographic prints, negatives, lantern slides, sketches, documents, and memorabilia from several collections donated by members (or relatives of members) of these medical units.

View Collection

Missouri Civil War Battle Flags

Missouri Civil War Battle Flags

Contributed by: Missouri State Museum

As part of a long-term project to conserve its collection of Civil War battle flags, the Missouri State Museum has conserved 45 of the collectionís approximately 135 flags, representing both Union and Confederate regiments. These battle flags differed from the national flags in both design and use.

View Collection

Missouri Mormon War

Missouri Mormon War

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Gateway to state records concerning the Missouri-Mormon conflict, 1838-1841. Includes finding aids and some digitized records.

View Collection

Missouri Soldier's Database: War of 1812 - WWI

Missouri Soldier's Database: War of 1812 - WWI

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Database presents the service cards of over 576,000 Missourians who served in twelve wars and military engagements in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

View Collection

Missouri Union Provost Marshal Papers 1861-1866

Missouri Union Provost Marshal Papers 1861-1866

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Index to Provost Marshal records relating to Missouri, available on microfilm at the Missouri State Archives.

View Collection

Missouri Veterans Home (St. James) Inmate Registers

Missouri Veterans Home (St. James) Inmate Registers

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Admission registers of the Federal Soldiers Home of Missouri, now called the Missouri Veterans Home (St. James). The collection, which currently consists of Volumes 1-3, includes registers for residents from June 25, 1897 through February 15, 1929. Additional volumes will be added to the collection as they become available.

View Collection

Missouri-Kansas Conflict: Civil War on the Western Border, 1854-1865

Missouri-Kansas Conflict: Civil War on the Western Border, 1854-1865

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Documents related to the hostilities that shook the Missouri-Kansas border region before and during the American Civil War. The collection includes photographs, letters, diaries, maps, and military records from over 25 contributing institutions.

View Collection

National World War I Museum Online Collection Database

National World War I Museum Online Collection Database

Contributed by: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial

The National World War I Museumís online collections database allows you to search digital records of the Museumís global collection that began in 1920. With such a long history, please note that the material available here is only a fraction of the Museumís diverse holdings and is in an ongoing process with new digital records added monthly.

View Collection

Northwest Missouri State University Civil War Books

Northwest Missouri State University Civil War Books

Contributed by: Northwest Missouri State University; Missouri State Archives

Collection of eight monographs dating from 1867-1920. Two are novels about the Civil War, while the rest are personal accounts and histories of various battles and events during the Civil War. Several are about Missourians or take place in Missouri.

View Collection

O'Reilly General Hospital of Springfield, Missouri

O'Reilly General Hospital of Springfield, Missouri

Contributed by: Evangel University; Springfield Greene County Library

Collection of 194 photographs, a map, and history of this wartime facility at Springfield, Missouri.

View Collection

Over There: Missouri and the Great War

Over There: Missouri and the Great War

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

Over There: Missouri and the Great War contains letters, diaries, memoirs, photographs, postcards, and other materials documenting the lives of Missouri soldiers and civilians during the First World War.

View Collection

Palmyra Massacre Collection

Palmyra Massacre Collection

Contributed by: Marion County Library Subdistrict #1; Gardner House Museum Ė Heritage Seekers of Palmyra, Missouri

The Palmyra Massacre occurred in 1862 in Palmyra, Marion County, Missouri, when 10 Confederate prisoners were shot in retaliation for the abduction of a local Union sympathizer. This collection includes letters containing personal recollections of the Palmyra Massacre, as well as a booklet, ďThe Palmyra Massacre: A Short, Concise but True History of the Execution of Ten Confederate Soldiers, at Palmyra, Mo., October 18, 1862.Ē

View Collection

Propaganda War: World War II Posters

Propaganda War: World War II Posters

Contributed by: Winston Churchill Memorial and Library in the United States

This exhibit of World War II posters shows how the media was used to send official messages. Posters also indirectly reflected the values, behavior, and attitudes of the American public.

View Collection

St. Charles County in the World War

St. Charles County in the World War

Contributed by: St. Charles City-County Library District, Kathryn Linnemann Branch

Materials documenting men in military and naval service, war activities at home, and a brief chronology of the Great War.

View Collection

St. Louis Area Civil War Digitization Project

St. Louis Area Civil War Digitization Project

Contributed by: Missouri History Museum

Gathered from the Civil War collections of twenty-five historical and archival institutions across Missouri and the U.S., this database contains many unique documents that tell the story of St. Louis during the Civil War.

View Collection

State Historical Society - Civil War eBook Collection

State Historical Society - Civil War eBook Collection

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

This collection contains various documents related to the Civil War in Missouri.

View Collection

State Historical Society of Missouri - Civil War Manuscripts

State Historical Society of Missouri - Civil War Manuscripts

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

A selection of Civil War era documents from various collections at the State Historical Society of Missouri.

View Collection

Trans-Mississippi Theater Photo Archive

Trans-Mississippi Theater Photo Archive

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District; Wilsonís Creek National Battlefield

Hundreds of photographs from the Civil War.

View Collection

Trans-Mississippi Theater Virtual Museum

Trans-Mississippi Theater Virtual Museum

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District; Wilsonís Creek National Battlefield

Civil War-era artifacts including letters, maps, diaries, weapons, flags, uniforms and photographs.

View Collection

Truman Administration's Civil Rights Program: The Desegregation of the Armed Forces

Truman Administration's Civil Rights Program: The Desegregation of the Armed Forces

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

Collection documents President Truman's decision to desegregate the U.S. Armed Forces. It covers the years 1938-1953.

View Collection

Truman Doctrine and the Beginning of the Cold War

Truman Doctrine and the Beginning of the Cold War

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

Collection of documents, photographs and interview transcripts about Truman doctrine.

View Collection



Browse Collections by: Topic | Media Type | Institution | View All