U. S. Grant Camp, No. 68: Historical Information


U.S. Grant in St. Louis

Mission and Objectives

Membership Info

Camp Officers

Calendar of Events

Projects and Activities

Historical Information


Important News



Vicksburg 1863

U.S. Grant's Time in History

Articles on St. Louis Generals, by Camp member, Don Palmer:

Ulysses S. Grant in St. Louis (with music, "Gen. Grant's Grand March")

US Grant

Gen. Nathaniel Lyon, (with music, "Gen. Lyon's Funeral March")

Maj. Gen. John C. Fremont, (with music, "Fremont Hussars March")

Gen. Francis Preston Blair (with music, "The Union Army March")

Brig. Gen. Franz Sigel (Gen. Sigel's Grand March)


Articles/Pages by former Camp Member Scott K. Williams:

"I Am Going to Fight Mit Sigel" (Music and Lyrics)

"The Girl I Left Behind Me" (Music and Union version of Lyrics)

"Missouri Belle" (Pro-Union Song from St. Louis, Missouri)

The Brilliant Exploit of Lt. Wells H. Blodgett and Orderly Peter Basnett

Music from the Battle of Prairie Grove (by John N. Wyatt, 19th Iowa Infantry)

St. Louis' Ships of Iron (Ironclads and Monitors by James B. Eads)

Benton Barracks, St. Louis, MO. (with music, "Benton Barracks Parade March")

"The Ballad of Merrill's Horse" (2nd MO Vol Cavalry) (A St. Louis song.)

U.S. Colored Troops (and the plight of Missouri's Refugee slaves.)


 Background music, "On the Field of Battle Mother", Courtesy of  Benjamin Robert Tubb.

civil war gear