Mystery of Bollinger County Skeleton Solved

The July 9, 1874 Iron County (Missouri) Register reported a Marble Hill man digging his garden found a skeleton at the site of where a grocery store once stood. An investigation revealed the bones were buried by a Marble Hill (at the time of the war called Dallas) physician buried the bones secretly to, “keep the Yankee soldiers from stealing them.”

Skeleton found in Marble HillSkeleton found in Marble Hill Thu, Jul 9, 1874 – 2 · Iron County Register (Ironton, Missouri) ·


Signed Copy of “Blood in the Ozarks: Expanded Second Edition”

Limited quantity of signed copies of “Blood in the Ozarks: Expanded Second Edition” contains over 100 additional pages (than original) , including excerpts from “The Slave Narratives”, newspaper accounts and personal stories of atrocities from the era.



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