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''Look Out For Hell Some Place Soon'' The 2nd Colorado Cavalry in Missouri, February-September, 1864
From February to September of 1864, the 2nd Colorado Cavalry was assigned to patrol Bates, Cass, and Jackson Counties, Missouri, areas ravaged by Order Number 11. This article examines the reasons for...
'Showy' General Blamed in Massacre
September 28, 1963
Article about the surprise raid by William Quantrill's guerrillas on Major General James Blunt and his black troops at Baxter Springs, Kansas.
A Savage Conflict: The Decisive Role of Guerrillas in the American Civil War
This book "is the first work to treat guerrilla warfare as critical to understanding the course and outcome of the Civil War." The author "argues that guerrilla warfare took a large toll on the Confederate...
Alexander Franklin (Frank) James
Charcoal portrait of Frank James dressed in what appears to be a Confederate cavalry uniform. Drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. Not visible in the image is "Frank...
Allen H. Parmer
Charcoal portrait of Allen Parmer (sometimes spelled Palmer) with pullover trimmed shirt worn over a checked shirt with tie. The drawing is unsigned but attributed to Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey.
An Experiment in Counterinsurgency: The Assessment of Confederate Sympathizers in Missouri
August 1, 1969
Article about the attempts by the Union military to battle guerrilla warfare and other Confederate sympathizing activities in Civil War Missouri through tax assessments on "disloyal citizens." Various...
Andrew (Andy) McGuire
Charcoal portrait of Andrew McGuire in coat over a tab-closing shirt. The drawing is signed by the artist. Below the signature is "Andy McGuire" written in different handwriting and black ink.
Archibald Clements (Arch or Little Archie)
Charcoal portrait drawing of Archibald Clements (sometimes spelled Clement) with a cigar in his mouth, dressed in a suit with a cravat and holding a pistol. Drawing is signed by the artist. Below the artist's...
Bashi-Bazouks and Rebels Too: Action at Camden Point, July 13, 1865
January 1, 2007
Article tells the story of skirmish at Camden Point, Platte County, and its background. Conflict between the occupying Union forces and Missouri State Militia and southern sympathizers in northwest Missouri...
Charcoal portrait of Baxter Mitchell dressed in suit coat, vest,shirt, and cravat. The drawing is not signed but attributed to Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey. "Baxter Mitchell" is handwritten in lower right...
Benjamin (Ben) Broomfield
Charcoal portrait of Ben Broomfield with pullover shirt typical of the guerrillas, hat, and rifle. The drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. At the bottom right corner,...
Catalyst for Terror: The Collapse of the Women's Prison in Kansas City
April 1, 1995
The prison collapse is described as "one of the most fascinating but mysterious events of the Civil War on the Missouri-Kansas border" on August 13, 1863. Relates the story of the collapse of the women's...
Centralia Massacre, First Viewpoint
This account of the Centralia Massacre was written by James Clark of Moberly and according to this article was published in the "Moberly Monitor" in 1896. Mr. Clark states, "I have come to the conclusion...
Charles Fletcher (Fletch) Taylor
Charcoal portrait of Charles Fletcher Taylor (Fletch) dressed in suit coat, shirt, tie, and hat. Drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. At the bottom right corner, "Fletcher...
Charcoal portrait of Charles Sanders (Saunders) in suit coat, vest, shirt, and tie. The drawing is unsigned but attributed to Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey. At the bottom right corner, handwritten in black...
Civil War on the Missouri-Kansas Border
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...
Clelland (Clell) B. Miller, Deceased
Charcoal portrait of deceased Clell Miller without shirt showing bullet wound above the heart dripping blood. The drawing is signed by the artist. Below the signature is "Clell Miller" written in different...
Dictionary of Missouri Biography
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...
Digging The Scorched Earth
Archaeologist Ann Raab, a PhD student at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, has excavated two major sites in Bates County to verify the effects of General Order No. 11 on residents of Bates County,...
Fletcher Taylor with Frank and Jesse James
Charcoal drawing of three of Quantrill's guerrillas: Fletcher Taylor (left), Frank James (sitting), and Jesse James (right). Fletch and Jesse are dressed in suits and hats; Frank is hatless and in uniform....
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