Part of the National Park Civil War Series. For Missouri, the years immediately preceding the Civil War personified its status as a border state. As the national debate over the institution of slavery drew the new West into its scope in the wake of the war with Mexico, Missourians saw the debate over their own statehood rekindled and thrust into the national forum.
Eastern National, softcover, ISBN 1-888213-76-0, 56 pages. This publication proudly printed in the USA.