• Looking up at the Gateway Arch

    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

Event Details

  • 03/09/2013

    Location: South Arch Tear Drop Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Doug Harding Contact Phone Number: 314-368-8852

To his Excellency the acting Governor of the Territory of Missouri:Sir

We the subscriber having agreed to form a Volunteer company of Artillerists agreeably to the provisions in the Militia Law of the Territory for forming Independent Volunteer corps. We have chosen and do recommend to you to commission the following persons officers of our said company, towit: Robert Lucus, Capitan, John McNight, 1st Lieutenant, Joseph Henderson, 2nd Lieutenant. The following are the Rules which we adopt for the private regulations of the company in addition to those imposed by the Militia laws & rules & articles of War.

With infantry musket firing and drill and canon firing drill. Living History volunteers will gather on the Gateway Arch grounds to tell stories of these soldiers in their own words and from their point of view.