Camp Jackson Affair http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri's Civil War tipping point: 150 years after The Camp Jackson Affair http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouris-civil-war-tipping-point-150-years-after-camp-jackson-affair <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-967717.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-967717.mp3</a></p><p>In the first weeks of the Civil War Missouri tried to remain neutral.</p><p>But May 10, 1861 was the tipping point.</p><p>In what came to be known as the Camp Jackson Affair, federal troops captured members of Missouri&rsquo;s militia and killed 28 civilians in the chaos that followed.</p><p>St. Louis Public Radio&rsquo;s Maria Altman reports on what happened that day 150 years ago and how it forced Missouri into the war. Tue, 10 May 2011 11:35:30 +0000 Maria Altman 1198 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri's Civil War tipping point: 150 years after The Camp Jackson Affair