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-The Lyon Roars: The Significance of the “Battle” of Boonville-

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This is the story about the six weeks in Missouri following the Camp Jackson Affair where Brig. Gen. Nathaniel Lyon declared war on the state of Missouri, sent the state government into exile and fought the Battle of Boonville.


  • The Camp Jackson Aftermath
  • The Price-Harney Agreement
  • Changes in Command
  • Planters House Meeting
  • Occupation of Jefferson City
  • The Battle of Boonville
  • Missouri State Convention


  • Nathaniel Lyon
  • Frank Blair
  • Sterling Price
  • Claiborne Fox Jackson
  • William S. Harney
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