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101. Mission Hills Kansas, Old Well Mission Hills Kansas, Old Well Postcard of the Old Well, Mission Hills, Country Club District, Kansas City

102. Missouri! One Last Time Missouri! One Last Time June 1991 Article provides a detailed account of of the 1864 attempt by forces under the command of General Sterling Price to retake Missouri for the Confederacy. It includes photographs of military leaders and...

103. Missouri Sketch Book: A Collection of Words and Pictures of the Civil War Missouri Sketch Book: A Collection of Words and Pictures of the Civil War 1963 Illustration of the Battle of Big Blue, depicting Federals being routed.

104. Missouri's Top 50 Civil War Sites Missouri's Top 50 Civil War Sites April 1, 2005 Maps and a list of Civil War sites in Missouri, each with a short explanatory note.

105. New Civil War Markers in Loose Park New Civil War Markers in Loose Park Summer 1998 Article about the "new historical markers depicting the Battle of Westport in Loose Park" made "[o]f steel and aluminum and replac[ing] those of wood (which rotted away" placed originally by the Boy Scouts...

106. Park Once a Battlefield Park Once a Battlefield August/14/1972 Photo of ducks on a pond at Loose Park, once the site of the Kansas City Country Club, and prior to that the Battle of Westport. Park named after the founder of the Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company.

107. Pioneer Life in Southwest Missouri Pioneer Life in Southwest Missouri 1929 Chapter of the book about the construction of the "two-story brick mansion" of John B. Wornall, "the most pretentious of anything in that section," just before and during the Civil War, including a description...

108. Price's Raid and the Battle of Mine Creek Price's Raid and the Battle of Mine Creek Autumn 1964 Three cavalry raids into Missouri were made by Confederate forces in 1863. The fourth raid was led by Sterling Price and was authorized on August 4, 1864. "Sterling Price was the ranking Missourian in...

109. Price's Raid in Missouri Price's Raid in Missouri c1997 Chapter gives information on the Confederacy's or Sterling Price's raid in 1864 into Missouri. The raid culminated with the Battle of Westport and the Battle of Mine Creek in Kansas. "On September 19 a...

110. Rebel Invasion of Missouri and Kansas and the Campaign of the Army of the Border, Against General Sterling Rebel Invasion of Missouri and Kansas and the Campaign of the Army of the Border, Against General Sterling Price //1865 Report of the battle with assorted maps and photos from the Unionist standpoint.

111. Reminiscences by William A. Lyman Reminiscences by William A. Lyman 1932 This carbon copy transcript compilation also includes the military history of Mr. Lyman compiled from official and authentic sources by the Soldiers and Sailors Historical and Benevolent Society, written...

112. Reminiscences of Allison J. Pliley, Indian Fighter Reminiscences of Allison J. Pliley, Indian Fighter June//1957 Photo and biographical article about Captain Allison Pliley (1844-1917), mentioning on page 2 the "Kansas Pacific" Railway in a "sort of duel with an Arapahoe Indian" by the author in 1867. Description...

113. Reminiscences of Peter Ridenour Reminiscences of Peter Ridenour March 22, 1905 Chapter of the book about an exciting tale of traveling back to Kansas City while trying to avoid the approaching troops of Price.

114. Reminiscences of the Women of Missouri during the Sixties Reminiscences of the Women of Missouri during the Sixties //192? Stories of terrorizing of Missouri women by military men from both sides: "Jayhawkers" and "Bushwhackers" during the war.

115. Report of the Price Raid Commissioner Report of the Price Raid Commissioner 1889 Expense and damage report of the Price Raid by the Kansas legislature.

116. Road Plans Worry Preservationists Road Plans Worry Preservationists June 21, 2004 Article describes a proposed expressway that would slice through "the heart of the Little Blue River Civil War battlefield." The battle, which took place on October 21, 1864, was an early engagement preceding...

117. Roanoke Park, Cozy Nook Roanoke Park, Cozy Nook Postcard of Cozy Nook in Roanoke Park

118. Santa Fe Trail and Battle of Westport Reunion--1912 Santa Fe Trail and Battle of Westport Reunion--1912 August 1965 Article written during the centennial celebration of the Santa Fe Trail, regarding the festivities of the Battle of Westport reunion carnival.

119. SC117 Map Collection Finding Aid SC117 Map Collection Finding Aid 1642-2009 and n.d. This is an artificial collection consisting of maps found in the Missouri Valley Special Collections. The collection includes historical, road, and geological maps, as well as travel guides. Most of the...

120. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...