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BULLET St. Louis Civil War Era Newspapers, 1861-1865
The following is a list of newspapers on microfilm published in St. Louis, Missouri, during the Civil War years (1861-1865) in the collections of St. Louis Public Library:

The listing provides the name of the newspaper and the range of years of that paper owned by St. Louis Public Library. It should be noted that library's newspaper on microfilm in some cases have gaps where one or more issues of a newspaper was not filmed. You may check with the Microfilm Department at 314-539-0368 for details about a particular newspaper.

Anzeiger des Westen (1839-1898)
Daily Missouri Democrat (1853-1868)
Deutsche Blatter (1863-1870)
Missouri Democrat (1843-1872) Missouri State Journal
(1861) Missouri Republican (1822-1888)
St. Louis Daily Evening News (1861-1865)
St. Louis Daily Press (1864-1866)
St. Louis Daily Union (1862-1863)
St. Louis Dispatch (1865-1866)

The newspapers for this period are not indexed and staff cannot perform searches for you unless you can provide either the specific date an event occurred (month, day, year), or the specific date (month, day, year) the story appeared in a particular newspaper. You can ask staff to perform a search by contacting the library at webref@slpl.lib.mo.us.

For the most part, newspapers published in St. Louis reported items about St. Louis-area persons and events. For newspaper coverage about Missouri counties, contact the State Historical Society in Columbia, which an extensive collection of Missouri newspapers.

State Historical Society of Missouri
1020 Lowry Street Columbia, MO 65201-7298
Phone: 573-882-7083 Fax: 573-884-4950
http://www.system.missouri.edu/shs/.
Good luck!


Compiled by Thomas A. Pearson
Special Collections Department
St. Louis Public Library
February 2001



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