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Event Details

  • 11/10/2013

    Location: Old Courthouse Time: 1:00 PM,2:00 PM Fee Information: Free

First person accounts of St. Louis during the Civil War, by Nini Harris. The Old Courthouse Players are a group of friends interested in local history and the preservation of historic sites. They are based at the Old courthouse and have presented radio style play readings on the history of Prohibition in St. Louis, the Civil War and the story of the St. Louis riverfront.

"A Most Unsettled State" features excerpts from letters, articles, and memoirs by nurses, ministers, unnamed soldiers and figures in local and national history including William Tecumseh Sherman and Julia Dent Grant. Their words paint vivid images of scenes and day-to-day life in St. Louis during the Civil War.