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  Secession Convention Meets
Category:  Politics and Government
Brief Description:  Missouri Governor Jackson called for a convention to meet in Jefferson City to consider MissouriĀ“s secession from the Union. The convention moved to St. Louis in March 1861, where it met at the Mercantile Library. The convention rejected seceding from the United States.
Year:  1861
Decade:  1860 - 1869
Beginning Date:     Feb. 01, 1861
Ending Date:     Feb. 01, 1861

Mercantile Library



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