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218 West Walnut Street, Nevada, MO 64772

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The below listed items can be purchased from the Bushwhacker Museum.  If ordering more than two items, please email for the reduced shipping/handling fee.

 

 

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Metz Times Newspaper Indexes; Metz, Vernon Co., Missouri.

Originally abstracted by Wilma Lathrop; indexed and published by Tri-County Genealogical Society.  Short snippets of local and area news.  Comb-bound.  8½x11. 

                                   Oct 1904-1906    (50 pages)    $8.00   

                     1908    (19 pages)    $5.00   

                                              1909-1912    (98 pages)  $12.00   

              1913-15    (70 pages)  $10.00   

Shipping/handling $3.00 each   

Nevada Daily Mail Newspaper Indexes; Nevada, Vernon Co., Missouri.

Originally abstracted by Wilma Lathrop; indexed and published by Tri-County Genealogical Society.  Short snippets of local and area news.  Comb-bound.  8½x11. 

   1884     (21 pages)    $5.00   

    1885     (99 pages)  $12.00   

 1887   (120 pages)  $15.00   

 1888   (109 pages)  $12.00   

     Nov 1892-Dec 1893   (247 pages)  $25.00   

       1894   (196 pages)  $20.00   

     1897   (228 pages)  $25.00   

     1898   (176 pages)  $20.00   

    1900   (191 pages)  $20.00   

    1901   (218 pages)  $25.00  

Oct 1927 - Dec 1928   (182 pages)  $20.00  

Shipping/handling $3.00 each   

Nevada Noticer Newspaper Indexes; Nevada, Vernon Co., Missouri.

Originally abstracted by Wilma Lathrop; indexed and published by Tri-County Genealogical Society.  Short snippets of local and area news.  Comb-bound.  8½x11. 

Mar. 1888 - Feb 1889   (55 pages)  $8.00   

   Feb.-Dec. 1889   (39 pages)  $8.00   

Jan. 1890 - Feb 1891   (54 pages)  $8.00   

Shipping/handling $3.00 each   

Sheldon Enterprise Newspaper Indexes; Sheldon, Vernon Co., Missouri.

Abstracted and indexed by Wilma Lathrop; published by Tri-County Genealogical Society.  Short snippets of local and area news.  Comb-bound.  8½x11.

     1901-1907      (95 pages)  $12.00   

    1908-1910      (75 pages)  $10.00   

1911-1912      (64 pages)  $10.00   

    1913-1916    (126 pages)  $15.00   

  1917-1920    (149 pages)  $20.00   

   1921-1924    (116 pages)  $12.00   

    1925-1927      (93 pages)  $12.00   

   1928-1931    (121 pages)  $15.00   

1932-1935    (160 pages)  $20.00   

            1936      (52 pages)    $8.00   

1937     (47 pages)    $8.00   

1938-1940    (113 pages)  $12.00   

1941-1948    (219 pages)  $25.00   

Shipping/handling $3.00 each   

Lamar Democrat Newspaper Indexes; Lamar, Barton Co., Missouri.

Abstracted and indexed by Wilma Lathrop; published by Tri-County Genealogical Society.  Short snippets of local and area news.  Comb-bound.  8½x11. 

1886      (23 pages)  $5.00   

1887      (23 pages)  $5.00   

1890      (34 pages)  $8.00   

1891-1892    (82 pages)  $10.00   

Jan-Feb 1897 and Mar-Dec 1898    (79 pages)  $10.00   

1899    (95 pages)  $12.00   

  Jul 1939-Jan 1940    (99 pages)  $12.00   

Shipping/handling $3.00 each   

There Will be a Wreck!  An Account of the 1904 World's Fair Missouri Pacific Train Wreck.

By Lyndon N. Irwin, PhD.  On October 10, 1904, there was a head-on collision of two Missouri Pacific trains. One of them was a westbound passenger train packed with excited people on their way to visit the St. Louis World's Fair. In the wreck, which occurred between Warrensburg and Knob Noster, MO, 30 people were killed and many more were injured. They were from the Kansas towns of Kingman, Dexter, Cedar Vale, Sedan, Coffeyville, Edna, and Pittsburg; the Missouri towns of Bronaugh, Liberal, Moundville, and Nevada. This book tells the touching and tragic stories of one of the worst Mo-Pac train wrecks of that time. Illustrations by Barbara Jean Marlow Irwin. Fourth printing 2005. 150-page softbound book; 5¼ x 8½

Price:  $12.00 + $3.00 shipping/handling

Moundville, Missouri 1860 - 1910

By Lyndon N. Irwin, PhD.  2005.  A comprehensive look at one of the older towns in Vernon County, which pre-dates the Civil War. Includes information on schools, churches, coal mines, people, and businesses which all added up to the successes of the town. Read forgotten stories such as the "Whiskey Wars" and the Murder of Ella Wray. The town fires and post office robberies are included.  Additionally, there are records from the Moundville Lutheran and Methodist Churches, Cooper College, and the pioneer Moundville Cemetery. Indexed with over 890 surnames!  Thoroughly researched and documented with footnotes.  Illustrations by Barbara Jean Marlow Irwin.  250-page softbound book; 8½x11

Price:  $20.00 + $5.00 shipping/handling    CURRENTLY OUT OF PRINT

BRONAUGH The Town, the Man and his Friends.  The early history of the town of Bronaugh, Missouri and the man it was named for.

By Lyndon N. Irwin, PhD.  2010.  This is the definitive history on the small Vernon County town of Bronaugh.  It was carefully researched and contains complete documentation along with numerous photographs and ink drawings.  There are plenty of stories of the early days before the founding of the town, its founding, and continues up to 1910.  Approx. 50 pages on W. C. Bronaugh, the town's namesake, and his sometimes notorious friends the Younger Brothers and the James Brothers.  Many first-hand accounts from the memoirs of both Chester Gibbs and Anne Doores Munson are included, guaranteeing interesting reading about life in very early Bronaugh!  Beautiful 300-page, indexed, hard-bound.

Price:  $40.00 + $5.00 shipping/handling

Vernon County, Missouri Cemetery Directory 2010. Second Ed.

More than 52,000 deaths/burials are included in this edition.  It incorporates information from the Cemetery Directory of Vernon County, Missouri (1979), corrections, and more than 20,000 additional deaths/ burials from numerous sources such as death certificates, obituaries through Dec. 2009, funeral home records, newspaper articles, and gravestone surveys. Most cemeteries were surveyed and many previously unrecorded burials were found.  The directory includes an every-name index with cross-reference of maiden names.  2 vol., comb bound with cardstock covers.  Second edition Oct. 2010.

Price:  $35.00 + $10.00 shipping/handling

1887 & 1911 History of Vernon County, Missouri

The full, complete 1887 and 1911 histories on CD -- a great bargain and easy to use. Fully indexed.

Price:  $12.00 + $3.50 shipping/handling

Fire and Sword: A Missouri County in the Civil War 

Lavishly illustrated, "Fire and Sword: A Missouri County in the Civil War," by accomplished local historian Patrick Brophy, tells the stirring story of Civil War days in Vernon County and western Missouri. The book was conceived in preparation for the 2011 Civil War Sesquicentennial.  Paperback, 258 pages.  Click here to see index.

Price:  $20.00 + $4.00 shipping/handling

Nevada & Vernon County's Heritage: 1855-2005 "Pass It On"

Sesquicentennial history books with over 2,500 stories of early and current towns, businesses, churches, schools, organizations, and people of  Vernon County. Large, nicely bound 2-vol. set.  Hardback, 850 pages, index.

Price:  $100.00  $50.00 + $10.00 shipping/handling

REDUCED PRICE -- LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE

GET YOUR COPY BEFORE THEY ARE GONE!

Three Hundred Years

Historical Highlights of Nevada and Vernon County, Missouri.  Tells the story of Nevada and Vernon County in the context of regional, national, and even world events.  Beginning with Marquette and Joliet's report of the existence of the Osage Indians in 1673, it brings the story right up to the present day.  By Patrick Brophy.  Paperback, 158 pages, fully indexed.

Price:  $13.00 + $4.00 shipping/handling

“Found No Bushwhackers” The 1864 Diary of Sgt. James P. Mallery,  Company A, Third Wisconsin Calvary, stationed at Balltown, Missouri

Text courtesy of John R. Schantz; edited and annotated by Patrick Brophy.  60 pages, indexed, paperback.

Price:  $6.00 + $3.00 shipping/handling

 

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Make checks payable and send list of items being ordered to:

     Bushwhacker Museum

     Attn:  Books

     212 W. Walnut St.

     Nevada, MO  64772

 

Due to the nature of the materials we offer for sale, all sales are final and no refunds can be given.  Please email us if you have any questions about the item(s) which you want to purchase.  If you need an index lookup, please see Research.  If you would like postal insurance on your order, please let us know and the cost will be added to the shipping/handling charge. 

 

 
 

 

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