The Museum has created a database to recognize local veterans who served in the United States military. Please tell us about your experiences in military service including branch, units, ranks, places and years served, military specialties, commendations received and other pertinent experiences. The compilation of the surveys will be available for viewing in the Military Room at the Museum.If you or a loved one have Excelsior Springs ties and served in the military, please print & complete the survey.
Military Room Photos
April 12, 1861 – April 9, 1865
1890 Veterans Schedules – Veterans from Excelsior Springs
This database is an index to individuals from Excelsior Springs enumerated in the 1890 special census of Civil War Union veterans and widows of veterans available on microfilm M123 (118 rolls) from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Information listed in this index includes the veteran’s name or widow’s name, rank, year of enlistment, and year of discharge.
World War I
July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918
World War I Roll of Honor – Excelsior Springs residents
America’s Haven of Health p. 34
Greater Excelsior Springs Centennial p. 34
World War II
September 1, 1939 – September 2, 1945
World War II Roll of Honor – Excelsior Springs residents
Source: The Victory Handbook Published by American War Dads Auxiliary
American War Dads, Chapter No. 29, Excelsior Springs, Missouri
June 25, 1950 – July 27, 1953
Clay & Ray County Casualties in the Korean War
November 1, 1955 – April 30, 1975
Clay & Ray County Casualties in the Vietnam War
March 20, 2003 – December 18, 2011
Clay & Ray County Casualties in the Iraq War
Above is a miniature battle field with metal soldiers and artillery portraying a battle scene in World War I.
This diorama can be seen in the Military Room at the Museum