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"Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence, Kansas."

"Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence, Kansas."

 
 
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Print of a man in the foreground with rifle raised over his head, using it to hit man laying on ground who is bleeding from his head and lying next to a woman. A child is running away from the scene while a man is running past a horse whose rider has a drawn a pistol. There are buildings burning, people running, and men on horseback in the background. "BANTA COFFIN K.C." (written on image). "QUANTRELL'S RAID ON LAWRENCE, KANSAS - See Page 101." (printed below image). "Wm. Clarke Quantrill 1837-65 Gambler Fought Guerilla warfare in Mo. Aug. 11, 1862 Captured Independence Mo. Made Capt. C. S. A. On Aug. 21, 1862 Plundered and burned Lawrence, Kansas." (written on reverse side).Title: "Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence, Kansas."

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Date

1861 - 1865
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Missouri History Museum
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