Missouri Over There

Events

Major General Enoch Crowder


Open: May 3, 2017, 7:00pm
Location: Capitol Rotunda, Missouri State Capitol

Maj. Gen. Enoch Crowder, a Missouri Native, came to national attention during the first world war. Born in Endingbur, Mo., Enoch Crowder graduated from West Point in 1881. When the U.S. entered World War I in April of 1917, Crowder helped write the Selective Service Act. He then directed the Selective Service and oversaw the draft. Historian and author Jeremy Amick will present on Crowder's work and legacy.

Animals of the Great War


Open: June 7, 2017, 7:00pm
Location: Capitol Rotunda, Missouri State Capitol

Join Missouri State Museum Interpeter, Carrie Hammond, as she explores the animal heroes, soldiers and companions of World
War I. Learn about the impact animals had on combat and morale. Also discover why Missouri mules were in high demand “over
there.”