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1. Missouri State Guard Missouri State Guard 2008 A section of this book contains information on the Missouri State Guard active during the Civil War. It includes information on the volunteer militia, volunteers and guerrillas, military suppliers, insignia,...

2. 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...

3. Jesse James Time Line Jesse James Time Line 2007 Appendix I of this book is "A Jesse James time line, including princiipal crimes attributed to the James-Younger Gang." It begins with December 28, 1841, when Robert James and Zerelda Cole, parents of...

4. 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,...

5. An Experiment in Counterinsurgency: The Assessment of Confederate Sympathizers in Missouri An Experiment in Counterinsurgency: The Assessment of Confederate Sympathizers in Missouri August 1, 1969 Article about the attempts by the Union military to battle guerrilla warfare and other Confederate sympathizing activities in Civil War Missouri through tax assessments on "disloyal citizens." Various...

6. 'Showy' General Blamed in Massacre 'Showy' General Blamed in Massacre September 28, 1963 Article about the surprise raid by William Quantrill's guerrillas on Major General James Blunt and his black troops at Baxter Springs, Kansas.

7. 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...

8. William C. Quantrill: Upton Hays Man? William C. Quantrill: Upton Hays Man? Spring 2003 Article explores the relationship between William Quantrill and Upton Hays. They appear to have had close cooperation in the early part of the war and before Hays died in September of 1862.

9. Outlaw Jim Reed Outlaw Jim Reed August 2013 Article provides biographical information for James (Jim) Clayton Reed, a Missouri-born guerilla fighter during the Civil War and outlaw thereafter. Reed's activities while serving under William Clark...

10. When Bleeding Kansas Became Bloodier When Bleeding Kansas Became Bloodier August 2013 Article summarizes the background and specific events leading to and taking place during William Clarke Quantrill's raid on Lawrence, Kansas, on August 21, 1863. The author describes the immediate impact...

11. Bashi-Bazouks and Rebels Too: Action at Camden Point, July 13, 1865 Bashi-Bazouks and Rebels Too: Action at Camden Point, July 13, 1865 January 1, 2007 Article tells the story of skirmish at Camden Point, Platte County, and its background. Conflict between the occupying Union forces and Missouri State Militia and southern sympathizers in northwest Missouri...

12. Sni-A-Bar Hills Sni-A-Bar Hills October 2008 Author Schnetzer gives the various origins of the name Sni-A-Bar. According to Schnetzer, the French term Chenal Hubert may be the most creditable source for the name. Additional information is given on...

13. How to Remember 'This Damnable Guerrilla Warfare' How to Remember 'This Damnable Guerrilla Warfare' June 2013 Bands of guerrilla fighters roamed throughout the state of Missouri during the Civil War, resulting in violence that "tended to hyper-local and hyper-personal." This article uses four individual stories...

14. The Civil War Letters of Colonel Bazel F. Lazear The Civil War Letters of Colonel Bazel F. Lazear July 1, 1998 Bazel F. Lazear, a native of Ashley, Pike County, Missouri, enlisted in the Home Guards during the early days of the Civil War, became a major in the 5th Missouri State Militia in 1861, and in 1862 became...

15. Resources Used for Biographical Note Field And Help Identifying Drawings in the Guerrillas and Outlaws Resources Used for Biographical Note Field And Help Identifying Drawings in the Guerrillas and Outlaws Collection 2009 Bibliography of sources used in creating the records in the Guerrillas and Outlaws digital collection. The Missouri Valley Special Collections has numerous materials on the Civil War and the border war....

16. A Pleasant Reunion A Pleasant Reunion Fall//1992 Biographical article about William Quantrill including a reprint from the "Sni-a-Bar Voice" newspaper of Blue Springs, Missouri, from August 28, 1908. Description of a "reunion of Quantrell's [sic] men"...

17. Quantrill and His Famous Command Quantrill and His Famous Command June 1910 Biographical information on William Quantrill as well as a discussion of his exploits. Presents data submitted by Capt. W. H. Gregg concerning the accuracy of the information. Also includes a list of Quantrill's...

18. Confederate Military History Extended Edition Confederate Military History Extended Edition //1988 (1899 in first edition) Biographical sketch of Richard Shanks McKinney, or Richard McKinney, "a worthy Confederate veteran of Audrain county," Missouri, born in Callaway County, Missouri, in 1845 and moving to Independence in...

19. Robert Brown Robert Brown 1878 Biographical sketch of Robert Brown, born in Tennessee in 1808, moving to Cass County, Missouri, in 1842 with a farm near Harrisonville with slaves until the Civil War, serving as a state representative...

20. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Thomas Coleman "Cole" Younger (1844-1916), a notorious outlaw of the Kansas City and surrounding Midwest in the late 19th century, starting with William C. Quantrill's guerrillas in the Civil...