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Perry L. Teaff

 Lieutenant Perry L. Teaff of Springfield was awarded the Navy Cross in San Diego, California in 1942 for his extraordinary courage in action during the attack on Pearl Harbor.  More...
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Spillman Loom

 Dr. Ramsey Spillman rescued and learned to repair a weaving loom made by his grandfather in the mid-1800's. The loom was still being used in 1902.  More...
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Slater Copper Mine

 The last person to have seen the lost Slater Copper Mine in Shannon County is remembered in 1923.
Local History 


 Battlefield, Mo. was left off of the official Missouri map in 1977. The Springfield Daily News recorded the local reaction.  More...
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Last Confederate Soldier

 The last Confederate soldier , Thomas H. Hadden, who died in Springfield in 1939, was buried at the Springfield National Cemetery.  More...
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