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Belle Starr house - Red Oak II Carthage, Missouri

Belle Starr house – Red Oak II Carthage, Missouri

Belle Starr in 1887 (daughter of John Shirley) "Queen of the Outlaws"

Belle Starr in 1887
(daughter of John Shirley)
“Queen of the Outlaws”

Battle of Carthage State Historic Park The July 5, 1861 battle ended here as night fell.

Battle of Carthage State Historic Park
The July 5, 1861 battle ended here as night fell.

Kendrick House circa 1840 Kendrick House was used as a headquarters several times during Civil War, including  during Shelby's famous raid through Missouri.

Kendrick House circa 1840
Kendrick House was used as a headquarters
several times during Civil War, including
during Shelby’s famous raid through Missouri.

Carthage Civil War Museum 205 Grant Street, Carthage MO 64836 One block N. of Square.

Carthage Civil War Museum
205 Grant Street, Carthage MO 64836
One block N. of Square.

Carthage's current Courthouse  Built of native Carthage marble, this elegant Victorian castle  replaced the brick courthouse that burned during the Civil War

Carthage’s current Courthouse
Built of native Carthage marble, this elegant Victorian castle
replaced the brick courthouse that burned during the Civil War

ANDY THOMAS – ARTIST
If you haven’t heard of the artist that has been documenting the Trans-Mississippi Civil War Battles you have now. It is none other than Andy Thomas. Andy Thomas’ famous Civil War series of paintings includes several of the Battle of Carthage. Since many of the battles that took place west of the Mississippi River have been over shadowed by the Eastern Theater Andy pays particular attention to them. They hold some vitally important moments in the Civil War.
Andy Thomas’ Prints

 

 

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