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81. Gone but Not Forgotten: George Thoman, 1819-1907 Gone but Not Forgotten: George Thoman, 1819-1907 Fall//1998 Biographical article about George Thoman (1819-1907), a guide for Union General Curtis during the Civil War Battle of Westport. Native of France emigrating to Kansas City in 1856 and settling at the "southeast...

82. Harris House Hotel Harris House Hotel Postcard of the Harris House Hotel

83. Historic Westport: Westporters and the Battle of Westport Historic Westport: Westporters and the Battle of Westport October 1979 Westporters neutral during the war, of "ambivalent attitude."

84. Historical Marker Historical Marker 1993 Frontal view of historical marker which reads "Shelby's Last Stand", commemorating the Battle of Westport. Cemetery located at 69th and Troost.

85. History Student Edits Civil War Letter of Circuit Riding Methodist Preacher History Student Edits Civil War Letter of Circuit Riding Methodist Preacher Summer//1971 Excerpts from an 1864 letter concerning observations of the Battle of Westport by Reverend James Griffing (1822-1882), "a pioneer Methodist preacher who rode a circuit in the eastern portion of Kansas...

86. Home, Sweet Battlefront Home, Sweet Battlefront August 1, 2004 Photographs and article describing the John Wornall house in Westport, Missouri, particularly during the Battle of Wesport, October 1863. ''Wornall returned to the Westport home in 1874, following four...

87. Howard N. Monnett Howard N. Monnett File containing a pamphlet about the book "Action before Westport" by Howard Monnett, a native and Civil War historian of Kansas City writing about the events leading up to the Battle of Westport here,...

88. I Acted From Principle: The Civil War Diary of Dr. William M. McPheeters, Confederate Surgeon in the I Acted From Principle: The Civil War Diary of Dr. William M. McPheeters, Confederate Surgeon in the Trans-Mississippi 2002 This book includes diary entries made during Sterling Price's raid in Missouri. Includes entries for battles in Jackson County, Missouri, including the Battle of the Little Blue and the Battle of Westport....

89. In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates 1898? Photos of "Old Fort" and other antebellum structures.

90. JCHS Notebook: Jackson County Historical Society and How It Grew JCHS Notebook: Jackson County Historical Society and How It Grew Winter//1986 Stories about the early house south of Westport, the home of wealthy farmer and slave owner John B. Wornall, and strategic site during the Civil War.

91. John Barber White Papers Finding Aid John Barber White Papers Finding Aid 1896-1929 (bulk 1901-1921) Born on December 8, 1847, successful lumberman John Barber White moved from New York to Missouri in 1879 to help organize the Missouri Lumber & Mining Company, headquartered in Kansas City. He worked nationally...

92. Jonathan B. Fuller Jonathan B. Fuller Copy of a handwritten letter by Reverend Jonathan Fuller in the aftermath of the Battle of Westport.

93. Kansas City. ..The Way We Were Kansas City. ..The Way We Were //1981 Photo of mostly elderly people, possibly veterans of the Battle of Westport, in front of the Westport Library.

94. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908 1908 Citing of the battle as restoring peace to Kansas City.

95. Louis O. Honig Scrapbooks Finding Aid Louis O. Honig Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1855-1951 (bulk 1937-1950) Three scrapbooks compiled by Honig that has newspaper clippings, photos, etc., and information on Westport, Kansas City, and places in the state of Missouri. Louis Honig was the author of "Westport: Gateway...

96. McLain's Battery and Price's 1864 Invasion: A Letter from Lt. Caleb S. Burdsal, Jr. McLain's Battery and Price's 1864 Invasion: A Letter from Lt. Caleb S. Burdsal, Jr. Spring, 1983 The article starts out, "The following letter, written by Lt. Caleb S. Burdsal, Jr., of McLain's Independence Colorado Battery to his father in Denver, Colorado, sheds new light on the military service...

97. Memoirs of Francis Clay Wornall Memoirs of Francis Clay Wornall November//1963 Reminiscences by Francis Clay Wornall, or Frank Wornall, about the Wornall family's experiences, including killings and retrieval of dead bodies in the yard at the Wornall Home in the Battle of Westport....

98. Military History of Kansas Regiments during the War for the Suppression of the Great Rebellion Military History of Kansas Regiments during the War for the Suppression of the Great Rebellion //1870 Views from the Unionist side of the battle.

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

100. 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...