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  1. dutch = German (Dutch commonly confused with Deutsch).
  2. against = preposition before or by, a variant form characteristic of the Midland and South.
  3. anomen = possibly “and women.”
  4. paupers.
  5. Balsora is Balzora Bruce, Coleman’s second wife.
  6. Union Brig. Gen. Nathaniel Lyon was killed August 10 at the Battle of Wilson’s Creek.
  7. Union Brig. Gen. Franz Sigel.
  8. Pro-Union Missouri politician Sample Orr.
  9. Booneville; the Battle of Booneville occurred on June 17, 1861 and was a victory for Gen. Lyon and his Union troops.
  10. a Union man.
  11. Caliborne Fox Jackson, pro-seccesion Missouri governor from January through July 1861.
  12. pur = prefer.
  13. Manassas Junction.
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