As a border state during the Civil War, the state of Missouri was home to numerous battles and skirmishes. The state’s residents were divided, supporting both sides of the war.
Barbara Harbach is the composer of a new work called “A State Divided – Missouri Symphony for String Orchestra.” The piece has three movements and each represents a major chapter in the history of Missouri’s role in the Civil War.
Today's 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam got us thinking: What if Civil War photographer Alexander Gardner could revisit some of the original sites he photographed? If he used his equipment today, what would the images look like? That is: How have the landscapes changed - or stayed the same?