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1. Address to Pro-Slavery Convention of Missouri Address to Pro-Slavery Convention of Missouri 2005 Appendix I of the book contains "Address to the People of the United States", delivered by Wiliam B. Napton in Lexington, Missouri, July 13, 1855 to the Pro-Slavery Convention of Missouri. Talks about...

2. Annals of Platte County, Missouri Annals of Platte County, Missouri 1897 Descriptions and references about Benjamin Stringfellow, a pro-slavery activist in 1850s Platte County, Missouri and Kansas Territory. Arriving in Weston, Missouri in 1853 as a lawyer and involved in the...

3. Beyond the Mississippi: From the Great River to the Great Ocean Beyond the Mississippi: From the Great River to the Great Ocean //1867 Portrait and description of James Montgomery as "the great guerrilla chieftain" of Kansas Territory in 1858, being a leader of a band of Jayhawkers in the border warfare period.

4. Civil War on the Border Civil War on the Border 1899 Story of the Rock Creek affair, a military confrontation involving Independence, Liberty, and Kansas City.

5. Civil War on the Missouri-Kansas Border Civil War on the Missouri-Kansas Border 2006 The border warfare experienced between Kansas and Missouri in the decade before the Civil War is examined in this book. The author states his belief that the raids and atrocities committed by the Kansas...

6. David Rice Atchison of Missouri: Border Politician David Rice Atchison of Missouri: Border Politician 1961 Book about David Rice Atchison, or David Atchison (1807-1886), a lawyer and theater actor in Missouri starting in 1827, county judge starting in 1830 and later military officer in Clay County, Missouri,...

7. Decade of Decision: 1855-1865 Decade of Decision: 1855-1865 1960 Stories taken from narrations on weekly radio program, the "Kansas City Hour," regarding the Civil War and the border warfare involving William C. Quantrill and Order Number 11.

8. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of William Clarke Quantrill (1837-1865), one of the most notorious of Confederate guerrillas or Bushwhackers in the border warfare period and during the Civil War in the Kansas City area, including...

9. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Civil War General Thomas E. Ewing (1829-1896) written by Charles R. Mink. Ewing is noted for issuing Order No. 11 in which persons residing in Bates, Cass, Jackson, and upper Vernon...

10. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography written by Charles R. Mink of noted Missouri guerrilla Bloody Bill Anderson (1838?-1864). Includes citations.

11. Geary and Kansas--Governor Geary's Administration in Kansas with a Complete History of the Territory Geary and Kansas--Governor Geary's Administration in Kansas with a Complete History of the Territory until July 1857 //1857 Colorful and literary description of border ruffians between Kansas City and Westport and how people dealt with them leading up to the Civil War.

12. General Jim Lane and William Quantrill General Jim Lane and William Quantrill June 23, 1905 Chapters of the book about Jim Lane ("King of the Jayhawkers") and William Quantrill (leader of western Missouri Confederate guerrillas), leaders on opposing sides in the border warfare and Civil War periods...

13. Gihon's History of Kansas Gihon's History of Kansas //18?? Descriptions including letters about hostilities in Fort Leavenworth related to slavery issues in 1856.

14. Gray Ghosts of the Confederacy: Guerrilla Warfare in the West, 1861-1865 Gray Ghosts of the Confederacy: Guerrilla Warfare in the West, 1861-1865 1958 Photos and descriptions of William Quantrill and his Civil War guerrillas involved in border warfare of Missouri and Kansas, etc.

15. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 History of railroads in Kansas City, slowed at the outset because of guerrila attacks during the Civil War, but finally starting in 1865.

16. Guerrilla Warfare in Civil War Missouri Guerrilla Warfare in Civil War Missouri 2004, 2007 The author states in the preface of Volume I: "I concentrate on all southern partisan leaders I could identify and many of the Rebel recruiters, and I detail their methods, tactics, and incentives to present...

17. History of Atchison County, Kansas History of Atchison County, Kansas //1916 Photo and description of Benjamin Stringfellow (1816-1891), a pro-slavery leader and lawyer of Atchison, Kansas in the late 1850s. Native of Virginia moving to Missouri in the 1840s and becoming involved...

18. History of Boone County, Missouri History of Boone County, Missouri //1882 Biographical sketch of John William Ammons, or John Ammons, a member of Kansas City's City Council and ex-officio mayor during the border warfare period and involved in the construction of Kansas City's...

19. History of Border Warfare inKansas History of Border Warfare inKansas crica 1850s and 1860s Title continues: "Border Ruffians--Jayhawkers/Quantrell--John Brown's/Sharpshooters--Jim Lane, etc. A Scrapbook Kept by Mrs. C. R. Jennison." This is a bound, typewritten carbon copy of approximately 296...

20. History of Johnson County, Kansas History of Johnson County, Kansas //1915 Recollections of S.T. Seaton concerning the early days of Johnson County and the town of Olathe. The excerpt includes detailed descriptions of border warfare in Olathe and surrounding areas, including...