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1. ''Better off in Hell'': The Evolution of the Kansas Red Legs ''Better off in Hell'': The Evolution of the Kansas Red Legs May 1, 2002 Comprehensive article covering the various border warfare groups along the Kansas-Missouri border during the Civil War. Includes names as Jim Lane, Charles Jennison, William S. Tough, John L. "Jack" Bridges,...

2. ''Labouring For the Freedom of This Territory'': Free-State Kansas Women in the 1850s ''Labouring For the Freedom of This Territory'': Free-State Kansas Women in the 1850s Summer 1998 Article about the hardships of Kansas women in the border warfare era of the 1850s, with few rights and fighting on the side of anti-slavery.

3. ''Life Is Uncertain...'' Willard Hall Mendenhall's 1862 Civil War Diary ''Life Is Uncertain...'' Willard Hall Mendenhall's 1862 Civil War Diary July 1, 1984 Willard Hall Mendenhall began his diary on January 1, 1862 and maintained it into 1864 writing over 780 entries in four diaries. He lived a short distance from Lexington, Missouri in Layafette County....

4. ''Look Out For Hell Some Place Soon'' The 2nd Colorado Cavalry in Missouri, February-September, 1864 ''Look Out For Hell Some Place Soon'' The 2nd Colorado Cavalry in Missouri, February-September, 1864 Spring 2002 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...

5. ''This Regiment Will Make a Mark'': Letters From a Member of Jennison's Jayhawkers, 1861-1862 ''This Regiment Will Make a Mark'': Letters From a Member of Jennison's Jayhawkers, 1861-1862 Spring 1997 Photos, illustration, and article about "the men of the Seventh Kansas Cavalry and their commander Colonel Charles Rainsford Jennison," or Charles Jennison, called collectively Jennison's Jayhawkers in...

6. 'Bleeding Kansas' Recalled 'Bleeding Kansas' Recalled April 1, 2004 To help people remember and learn about the era known as Bleeding Kansas," lawmakers in Washington have proposed creating a national heritage area involving two dozen Kansas counties." The legislation,...

7. A Bibliographical Note on the Civil War in the West A Bibliographical Note on the Civil War in the West Winter//1966 Bibliography with some notes on materials available about the Civil War west of the Mississippi River.

8. A Border Blunder A Border Blunder April 2014 Article describes the border warfare between pro-Union, abolitionist "Jayhawkers" from Kansas and Confederate "Bushwhackers" from Missouri during the Civil War. On August 25, 1863, four days after the...

9. A City Divided: Kansas City in the 19th Century A City Divided: Kansas City in the 19th Century September/14/1997 Third in a monthly series of special sections of the Star on Kansas City history. Focus on the 1850s-1860s, during the destructive but pivotal times of war over slavery in the Kansas City area.

10. A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships July 1965 References and short descriptions of the depopulating effects on Jackson County, Missouri, of Order Number 11 in 1863, especially affecting rural residents, mostly Southern sympathizers at the time.

11. A True Story of the Border War A True Story of the Border War October 1922 Reprint from the Monroe County Appeal newspaper of Paris, Missouri, from April 1921 about the author's experience as a Missouri militia member defending the area of New Santa Fe, Missouri, (south of Westport)...

12. A Vest-Pocket Geography A Vest-Pocket Geography March/31/1928 Illustrated map and description of the history of different regions of Missouri, including the Kansas City area as "the jumping-off place of the Oregon Trail" and the Santa Fe Trail and "unofficial starting...

13. A War On Civilians: Order Number 11 and the Evacuation of Western Missouri A War On Civilians: Order Number 11 and the Evacuation of Western Missouri Spring 2004 Article details the history of the Civil War strife along the Missouri and Kansas border. Order Number 11 issued by the Union forces led nearly twenty thousand people to abandon their homes in the Missouri...

14. About the West: Kansas Abolitionists Fight Confederates in Missouri About the West: Kansas Abolitionists Fight Confederates in Missouri Summer//2001 Photos, illustrations, map, and biographical article about Jared Barnes (1834-1916), "an avowed Free-Stater" moving from his native New York to Kansas Territory in 1857 and serving as a Union officer in...

15. African American Soldiers in the Border War African American Soldiers in the Border War 2010 Part one is a series about the role of black troops in the border wars fought along the Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas borders. This installment focuses on the political obstacles and controversy surrounding...

16. Alexander Franklin (Frank) James Alexander Franklin (Frank) James 1893 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...

17. Allen H. Parmer Allen H. Parmer Circa 1890s 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.

18. Andrew (Andy) McGuire Andrew (Andy) McGuire Circa 1890s 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.

19. Archibald Clements (Arch or Little Archie) Archibald Clements (Arch or Little Archie) Circa 1890s 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...

20. Bad Blood, the Border War that Triggered the Civil War Bad Blood, the Border War that Triggered the Civil War 2007 Poster used to publicize a local television production called "Bad Blood" which was a co-production of KCPT Kansas City Public Television and Wide Awake Films. The film premiered, March 2007 on KCPT, Channel...