University of Missouri Research Board

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The Next Steps

Having completed two books on slaveholding experiences, Mutti Burke intends to explore a different facet of the Missouri Civil War experience in upcoming research: the refugee’s story. “There was the infamous Order Number 11, where the Union general depopulated the Missouri border,” she recalls. “I'd like to find out what happened to those people.”

On Slavery

Diane Mutti Burke
Assistant Professor, History
UM Kansas City

By Christina Andrade