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Dillenbeck, a L
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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...
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 A. L. Dillenbeck.
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...
Baptism of Fire
September 1, 2004
Short article on Jesse James with an analysis and illustrations of a couple of the known photographs of him. Also includes a large illustration of the William Quantrill original cabinet card, ca1880.
Charcoal portrait of Baxter Mitchell dressed in suit coat, vest,shirt, and cravat. The drawing is not signed but attributed to A. L. Dillenbeck. "Baxter Mitchell" is handwritten in lower right corner in...
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,...
Big River Bushwhacker
Brief bio of Sam Hildebrand, nicknamed the "Big River Bushwhacker." Information states that Hildebrand acted as an outlaw, Confederate bushwhacker, and rebel guerilla during and after the Civil War in...
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 A. L. Dillenbeck. At the bottom right corner, handwritten in black ink is "Chas....
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...
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,...
Eyewitness Reports of Quantrill's Raid: Letters of Sophia Bissell & Sidney Clarke
Two separate accounts of Quantrill's August 21, 1863 raid on Lawrence, Kansas by eyewitnesses who escaped. The letters of Sophia Bissell and Sidney Clarke are reprinted, hers dated September 8, 1863 and...
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....
Frank James or Henry Clements
Charcoal portrait drawing of one of the guerrillas signed by the artist. Below the aritst's name, handwritten in black ink is "Henry Clements (?)" and below that in different handwriting in blue ink is...
Charcoal portrait of Frank Shepherd with suit coat, vest, shirt, and tie. The drawing is signed by the artist. In the lower right corner, "Frank Shepard" is written in different handwriting and black ink....
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