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1. Border War Archaeology in Bates County, Missouri Border War Archaeology in Bates County, Missouri October-December 2009 “Archaeological research is currently being conducted in Bates County, Missouri, an area at the epicenter of some of the worst guerrilla warfare on American soil. This is an opportunity to test theories...

2. Biography of Kersey Coates (1823-1887), Civic Leader Biography of Kersey Coates (1823-1887), Civic Leader 2003

3. Biography of Robert Van Horn (1824-1916), Newspaperman and Civic Leader Biography of Robert Van Horn (1824-1916), Newspaperman and Civic Leader 2003

4. Werner, Otto F. Werner, Otto F.

5. Border Warfare Border Warfare

6. Order Number 11 Engraving Order Number 11 Engraving 1872 A framed (42 in. x 33 in.) engraving of George Caleb Bingham's painting entitled "Order #11." The engraver was John Sartain (1808-1897). Item has been archivally restored and is periodically on display...

7. Samuel J. Kookogey in Bleeding Kansas Samuel J. Kookogey in Bleeding Kansas Autumn 2012 A historical profile on Samuel J. Kookogey, delegate to the proslavery government of territorial Kansas from Leavenworth County. Originally from Columbus, Georgia, Kookogey took part in a plan to overthrow...

8. What I Saw of the Quantrill Raid What I Saw of the Quantrill Raid 1913-1914 A personal narrative of a soldier with the Ninth Kansas Cavalry, Company A. Relates some of the conditions leading up to the raid on Lawrence, Kansas, by Quantrill and his men. Details the pursuit of Quantrill...

9. My Experience in the Quantrill Raid My Experience in the Quantrill Raid n.d. A seven page typewritten account signed by Mrs. W. J. Flintom, August 12, 1913. Originally appeared in "Lawrence: Today and Yesterday" commemorating the semi-centennial of the Lawrence Massacre on August...

10. The Far-Reaching Tentacles of American Slavery The Far-Reaching Tentacles of American Slavery January 16, 2011 A short discussion of slavery in Missouri and Kansas and how slavery divided Missouri and Kansas.

11. Recollections of Old Times in Kansas City: The Journal of Mattie Lykins Bingham Recollections of Old Times in Kansas City: The Journal of Mattie Lykins Bingham Summer/Fall 1984 A transcription by Adrienne Christopher of a 64 page handwritten journal which belonged to Mattie Lykins Bingham. The manuscript was not dated but would have been written previous to 1890 when Mattie died....

12. Shelby and His Men: Or the War in the West Shelby and His Men: Or the War in the West //1867 Account of the Battle of Westport by the author, one of Confederate General Joseph Shelby's soldiers for the Confederates.

13. The Early History of the Seventh Kansas Cavalry The Early History of the Seventh Kansas Cavalry 1909-1910 An account of the 7th Kansas Calvary given by member S.M. Fox. Description includes their part and reputation concerning the Kansas-Missouri border troubles and repudiations of other's accounts of the...

14. The Voice of Kansas--Let the South Respond The Voice of Kansas--Let the South Respond August//1856 Appeal by the Law and Order Party of Kansas Territory to their friends in the South, and to the law-abiding people of the Union, written from a pro-slavery stance.

15. Roster of Quantrill's Guerrilla Society Roster of Quantrill's Guerrilla Society June 25, 1905 Appendix A is entitled "Roster of Quantrill's Guerrilla Company" and lists the men with additional information on some. The author used these primary sources to compile the list: Branded As Rebels by Joanne...

16. Address to Pro-Slavery Convention of Missouri Address to Pro-Slavery Convention of Missouri 2005 Appendix I of the book contains "Address to the People of the United States", delivered by Wiliam B. Napton in Lexington, Missouri, July 13, 1855 to the Pro-Slavery Convention of Missouri. Talks about...

17. Digging The Scorched Earth Digging The Scorched Earth March/April 2010 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,...

18. Propaganda and the Kansas-Missouri War Propaganda and the Kansas-Missouri War October//1939 Article about propaganda in the border war between Kansas and Missouri in the 1850s-1860s, pointing out the majority of Missouri being pro-Union and Missouri being "the first slave state to free its slaves,"...

19. Territorial Governors of Kansas Had Varied Careers in Many Other Fields Territorial Governors of Kansas Had Varied Careers in Many Other Fields December/9/1949 Article about territorial governors of Kansas before its statehood, including John W. Geary, Andrew H. Reeder, and James W. Denver.

20. The Raid on the Parkville Industrial Luminary The Raid on the Parkville Industrial Luminary October//1935 Article about the 1855 attack by "members of the Platte County Self-defensive Association [sic], a strong pro-slavery organization" on the "Parkville Industrial Luminary," an anti-slavery newspaper in...