Colonel Worthington's Raid
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by Mid-Missouri History Associates
5M ago
This episode details a series of events that occurred over a series of days from 25-28 August 1861 in the town of Boonville, Missouri. Included are characters of national fame such as Ulysses S. Grant - and figures of a more local nature, Captain Joseph Eppstein and others. The original research is conducted by myself. The writing and editing also was completed by me. Sound effects are from Envato Elements ..read more
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Episode 004 - Saline County Firebrand - The Life of William Breckenridge Brown
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by Mid-Missouri History Associates
5M ago
This episode of Chasing Memory introduces listeners to the story of Saline County resident, and native Kentuckian, William Breckenridge Brown. An adventurous man, Brown lived a life full of passion and tragedy in antebellum America. His experiences during his youth, the Mexican War, and the turbulent 1850s paved the way for a man who stood to be a potential leader of Missouri secessionist forces. Learn about his exciting early years in this episode, written, produced, and narrated by Eric McNeal, a local historian and owner of Mid-Missouri History Associates. ------ Sound Effect by <a href ..read more
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Exit Turlington
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by Mid-Missouri History Associates
5M ago
Chasing Memory's third episode is the final in the story of the murder of Sheriff Thomas Clinton Cranmer, a tragic event that occurred in mid-June 1890. The previous episodes have touched on the lives of Sheriff Cranmer and his assassin John Turlington. In those episodes, we traveled from some of the earliest days in Cooper County, gold prospecting in California, as well as the turbulent years of the American Civil War. We witnessed the development of events that brought Cranmer and Turlington together and discussed the fateful night. Episode two detailed Turlington's capture and trial, as wel ..read more
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The Murder of Sheriff Thomas Cranmer - Part 2
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by Mid-Missouri History Associates
5M ago
In this second episode of Chasing Memory we detail the events that followed the June 1890 shooting of Cooper County Sheriff Thomas Clinton Cranmer. We'll be introduced to a variety of new individuals who became a part of this tragic story and learn the fate of John Turlington, the murderer. There's a lot of material here, so this will be the second podcast of three covering this topic. The background and soundeffects came from the website Envato Elements. The sound was recorded through an open source program called Audacity while the final material was put together using Open Shot Video Editor ..read more
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The Murder of Sheriff Thomas Cranmer - Part 1
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by Mid-Missouri History Associates
5M ago
In this episode we take a look at a prominent Cooper County figure of the late 19th century named Thomas Clinton Cranmer. We examine his life and the major events that shaped him. We'll look at the rough frontier of his childhood in southwestern Cooper County, his trips through the western frontier, his wartime service, and his post war life. We'll also take a look at the life of his assassin, John Oscar Turlington, and the short and turbulent flings with lawlessness that lead to his encounter with Sheriff Cranmer in June 1890. The research and script are my own original works. For my research ..read more
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Chasing Memory... (Trailer)
Chasing Memory...
by Mid-Missouri History Associates
5M ago
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