By Erwin April- This capture of southern soldiers was the largest to ever take place during the Civil War in Missouri. These raw recruits were headed for "Price's Army." Reports differ as to the actual number of prisoners taken that December, 1861, day, some say 600, other states say over 1300. Erwin April grew up near this historic site. April has shared his research in this informative book. Many references to the event. Soft-cover, 35 pages, indexed.