Battle of Glasgow

October 15, 1864

The battle of Glasgow began on this day. Four hundred Union soldiers and fifty Confederates lost their lives in this rebel victory.


Glasgow: Missouri’s Scrappiest River Town

Driving through the vast open plains of Route 240, you can pass by Glasgow’s western outskirts in seconds. But you shouldn’t. Over the bridge with an impossible-to-ignore view of the Missouri River and towering MFA grain silos is a community of friendly people, good food, and enthralling stories.