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Gillis House Hotel Was a Prison in 1864
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TitleGillis House Hotel Was a Prison in 1864
AbstractArticle about a Civil War experience of a soldier, George M. Noland of Kansas City, at the Gillis House Hotel in 1864 as a prisoner of war, sentenced to death.
NotesThe Gillis House (sometimes spelled Gilliss) was built by Benoist Troost in 1849. In 1856 [it was] known as the American Hotel, previously the property of the Emigrant Aid Society. In 1864 it was still owned by William Gillis. The location on the levee was between Delaware and Wyandotte Streets.
SourceKansas City Genealogist
Local SubjectHotels
Gillis House
Civil War
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID105444
CONTENTdm number14330
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