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1. Wornall House Wornall House Partial frontal view with group of people in costume commemorating 60th anniversary of the Battle of Westport; located on northeast corner of 61st Terrace and Wornall Road.

2. Wornall Home Has Historic Past Wornall Home Has Historic Past July//1963 Photos and story about the Confederate landholders and mansion owners of the Kansas City area, including John Wornall and his Wornall home, who hospitalized Rebels during the Civil War and were in turn...

3. Wornall Home Has Historic Past Wornall Home Has Historic Past July//1963 Photo (of the John Wornall residence) and stories of robberies and other assaults on the Wornall home by brigands during the war.

4. William Clarke Quantrill William Clarke Quantrill Circa 1890s Charcoal portrait of William Clarke Quantrill in suit coat and tie. The drawing is signed by the artist. Below the signature is "Chas. Wm. Quantrill. (?) over" written in different handwriting and black...

5. Where's Waldo? Where's Waldo? February 2008 David Waldo, early entrepreneur who made his fortune from "trading with Mexico, shipping freight for the United States Army to their forts in the southwest, and carrying the mail," also owned a branch...

6. Westport Battle Reunion Westport Battle Reunion October 23, 1925 Unframed reprint of a black and white photograph (10 x 24 in.) of the reunion at the 61st anniversary of the Battle of Westport. Unidentified men, women and children are posed standing in front of the...

7. Welcoming "Pa" on the Kaw: Kansas's "Colored" Militia and the 1864 Price Raid Welcoming "Pa" on the Kaw: Kansas's "Colored" Militia and the 1864 Price Raid Summer//2002 Article gives a history of the African American militia units in Kansas raised during the Civil War. It details those "colored" units that fought in the Battle of Westport and the battles in this area...

8. War-Scarred Wornall Home Latest Victim of Kansas City's Expansion War-Scarred Wornall Home Latest Victim of Kansas City's Expansion May/27/1910 History of the house with a photo and illustration of its use during the Civil War as a hospital.

9. War and Politics: The Price Raid of 1864 War and Politics: The Price Raid of 1864 Summer 1958 The author presents circumstances and events that led up to Price's raid in Missouri in 1864. Details the route of the Confederates push into Missouri. Includes information on the Battle of Westport. The...

10. Vanished Town of New Santa Fe Once Was Center of Pioneer Activities Vanished Town of New Santa Fe Once Was Center of Pioneer Activities September/9/1935 Article about the history of New Santa Fe, Missouri, at about 121st and State Line Roads, located on the direct route of the Santa Fe Trail from Independence to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Descriptions of wagon...

11. Urban Beauty Urban Beauty November/December 2002 Article profiling the Sunset Hill neighborhood. Famous for its eclectic residential architecture and Battle of Westport history, the neighborhood is bounded by Ward parkway on the north and West, 55th...

12. Turner Gill Turner Gill Information about Turner Gill, mayor of Kansas City in 1875-1876, known for his legacy of bringing the city out of debt. He was formerly a Confederate captain in the Battle of Westport, with illustrations....

13. Trailside Center Celebrates Local Tourism, History Trailside Center Celebrates Local Tourism, History July 18, 2007 Article describes the Trailside Center at 9901 Holmes Road. The Center seeks to "preserve and promote Kansas City's history" and serves as a Missouri tourism information center.

14. Three Years and a Half in the Army; or History of the Second Colorados Three Years and a Half in the Army; or History of the Second Colorados //1885 Experiences of Colorado-based Union regiment of soldiers involved in the battle.

15. Thomas T. Crittenden Thomas T. Crittenden Head and shoulders portrait of Lieutinent Colonel Thomas T. Crittenden, Union Regiment, Battle of Westport.

16. Thomas T. Crittenden Thomas T. Crittenden Head and shoulders portrait of Lieutinent Colonel Thomas T. Crittenden, Union Regiment, Battle of Westport.

17. The Westport Police Guard in the Civil War The Westport Police Guard in the Civil War September//1971 Article about the Westport Police Guard, an organization of citizens to protect their homes during guerrilla raids as a result of being evicted from their homes, according to Order Number 11.

18. The Retreat From Westport The Retreat From Westport n.d. An 11 page photocopied handwritten paper concerning the Battle of Westport with footnotes. The paper does not appear to be complete. Accession #92-6.

19. The Jackson County Blues The Jackson County Blues June//1973 Discussion of an important segment of the Battle of Westport at the Big Blue River.

20. The Guardian of the Confederate Comrades at Westport The Guardian of the Confederate Comrades at Westport August/3/1921 Illustration of the memorial to the Confederate dead in the cemetery along with a description of the battle and cemetery.