Missouri Pensions of War: Gratiot Street and Myrtle Street Prisons in St Louis, Missouri and Alton, Ill

By Joanne C. Eakin- This excellent work lists 16,000 plus names of those imprisoned for being a Southern soldier, ex-soldier a Southern sympathizing woman, or in some cases-for just speaking the wrong words! Record gives name, rank, or regiment, place of capture or residence and date of capture and disposition of the individual. Joanne Eakin, author, has added a 22 page history of the prisons. This book is "must have" for the serious Civil War researcher or history buff. In many cases, there is no doubt that this record is the last known record on many missing Missourians. Soft-cover, 302 pages, full of information. Listed by alphabetical order.