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1. "I Was a Prinsoner of War" "I Was a Prinsoner of War" Summer 2014 Reprint of a portion of Samuel J. Reader's autobiography. A free-state partisan, Reader witnessed and participated in the Bleeding Kansas conflict and later served in the Second Kansas State Militia during...

2. A Battle of Westport Letter A Battle of Westport Letter November 1965 Letter written the day following the Battle of Westport about its aftermath, by Reverend Jonathan Fuller, and providing a general description of the Kansas City area.

3. A Brief History of Old Westport A Brief History of Old Westport Spring 2004 Originally published in The Kansas City Star in March 1933, this is part three, the conclusion. It states that "by the early 40's the number of residents had grown to 2,500, and by 1848 or 1849 Westport's...

4. A Child's Recollections of the Battle of Old Westport A Child's Recollections of the Battle of Old Westport December 1922 Childhood recollections of the author (Mrs. Bridget Dixon Turgeon, or Bridget Turgeon) from the Battle of Westport in the Civil War from her father's (Hugh Dixon) grocery store at "4056 Penn Street" or...

5. A Home District Beautiful A Home District Beautiful February 1921 Photos, architectural drawings, and article about the Country Club District of Kansas City, with details of its beauty and design and history, including an interview with "J. C. Nichols, designer and builder...

6. A Letter from Reverend James S. Griffing A Letter from Reverend James S. Griffing September//1971 Account from October 23, 1864, showing possibility of various perspectives of the Battle of Westport.

7. A Letter from Reverend James S. Griffing A Letter from Reverend James S. Griffing September//1971 Edited letter by Reverend James Griffing (1822-1882) written during the Battle of Westport in 1864, with commentary. Biographical description of Griffing, a native of New York and "pioneer Methodist preacher...

8. A Missouri Merchant Recalls the Civil War: Reminiscences of Thomas B. Bullene of Kansas City A Missouri Merchant Recalls the Civil War: Reminiscences of Thomas B. Bullene of Kansas City July//1962 Article about the Civil War diary of "Thomas B. Bullene [or Thomas Bullene], a prosperous Kansas City dry goods merchant," written in 1874 and covering the events from May 1, 1863, to October 23, 1864,...

9. A Story of Brave Kansans A Story of Brave Kansans Winter//1995-1996 Story of "the greatest crisis ever faced in Kansas and the most interesting and heroic battle fought by the army of the West in the Civil War."

10. Account of the Battle of Westport and Early Memories of Kansas City Account of the Battle of Westport and Early Memories of Kansas City October//1961 Photo and autobiographical article about the early Kansas City reminiscences of Mrs. Roma Johnson Wornall, or Roma Wornall (1846-1933), third wife of Westport pioneer John Bristow Wornall (1822-1892)....

11. Battle of Westport Battle of Westport See index heading "Battle of Westport" for references in the magazine.

12. Battle of Westport Markers to Be Dedicated October 15 Battle of Westport Markers to Be Dedicated October 15 October//1961 Dedication of marker at 4600 East 63rd Trafficway.

13. Colorado's "Mountain Charley" and the Battle of Westport Colorado's "Mountain Charley" and the Battle of Westport Summer//1995 Journal excerpts from the spying exploits in the Battle of Westport of "Mountain Charley," perhaps actually Elsa Jane Forest

14. Dedication of the Battle of Westport Marker Dedication of the Battle of Westport Marker August 1965 Article written exactly 100 years after the battle, describing the battle in detail.

15. Gen. Price's Report of the Missouri Campaign, 1864 Gen. Price's Report of the Missouri Campaign, 1864 September//1868 First-hand report by General Sterling Price of his operations in the Battle of Westport.

16. General Jo Shelby and Johnny Ringo General Jo Shelby and Johnny Ringo December//1971 Photo (of General Shelby) and biographical article about General Joseph Shelby and Johnny Ringo, soldiers "in the Missouri Raid of 1864, fought in the Battle of Westport." Shelby described as a Confederate...

17. Getting Lost on a Civil War Battlefield Getting Lost on a Civil War Battlefield Summer 2012 Detailed analysis on the history of mapping the areas of the Battle of Big Blue and the Battle of Westport. Both battles took place in October 1864 during Confederate Major General Sterling Price's Missouri...

18. Gone but Not Forgotten: George Thoman, 1819-1907 Gone but Not Forgotten: George Thoman, 1819-1907 Fall//1998 Biographical article about George Thoman (1819-1907), a guide for Union General Curtis during the Civil War Battle of Westport. Native of France emigrating to Kansas City in 1856 and settling at the "southeast...

19. Historic Westport: Westporters and the Battle of Westport Historic Westport: Westporters and the Battle of Westport October 1979 Westporters neutral during the war, of "ambivalent attitude."

20. History Student Edits Civil War Letter of Circuit Riding Methodist Preacher History Student Edits Civil War Letter of Circuit Riding Methodist Preacher Summer//1971 Excerpts from an 1864 letter concerning observations of the Battle of Westport by Reverend James Griffing (1822-1882), "a pioneer Methodist preacher who rode a circuit in the eastern portion of Kansas...