August 29, 2018

Contact: Brian Quinn

Civil War in Missouri focus of Sept. 8 presentation at Battle of Lexington State Historic Site

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, AUG. 29, 2018 – Battle of Lexington State Historic Site invites the public to a special presentation about the Civil War in Missouri 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at the historic site. Giving the presentation will be Joseph McCoskrie and Brian Warren, authors of the book The Civil War Missouri Compendium: Almost Unabridged. They will help participants examine Missouri’s role in the Civil War and why it is often overlooked by historians. After the presentation, McCoskrie and Warren will be available for a book signing.

Battle of Lexington State Historic Site is located 1101 Delaware Street, Lexington. For more information about the event, call the historic site at 660-259-4654.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources