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An illustration, On to Lawrence, of Quantrill and his men preparing to attack, by Jay Donald, circa 1883
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James Lane was one of the targets of the raid. He escaped the attack.
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Photograph of James Henry Lane taken by Matthew Brady.
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The old Dutch windmill, constructed by 14 men from Sweden beginning July 1, 1863, was destroyed during the raid and rebuilt in 1864
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The old Dutch windmill, constructed by 14 men from Sweden beginning July 1, 1863, was destroyed during Quantrill's Raid and rebuilt in 1864
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Explore Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area and experience from many viewpoints the strong freedom story that runs along the Missouri Kansas border.
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#QR1863 The Watkins Community Museum, administrated by the Douglas County Historical Society, encourages civic engagement by supporting the research and interpretation of county history through active exhibits and thought-provoking educational programs.
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John Brown, who led a band of band of abolitionists during the Pottawatomie Massacre after the sacking of Lawrence in 1856. Photo courtesy of Watkins Community Museum of History
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Sam Jones, the Douglas County sheriff who sacked Lawrence in 1856. Photo courtesy of Watkins Community Museum of History
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Sam Jones, the Douglas County sheriff who sacked Lawrence in 1856.
The ruins of Lawrence, Kansas, following attack by William Quantrill and his Confederate raiders. 1863
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On this day, August 14, 1862 - A temporary Union jail in Kansas City collapsed and killed some female relatives of Quantrill's Raiders. Pro-Confederate William C. Quantrill exacted revenge on Lawrence, Kansas, a Union stronghold, August 21, killing 150 residents and burning much of the town. http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/-Georgiann-baldino
Story Time With Mr. Beat - The Lawrence Massacre | Here's the story of the third time Lawrence, Kansas, was invaded- The Lawrence Massacre. Music by Electric Needle Room. http://electricneedleroom.com | http://www.knowmia.com/watch/lesson/16548
Illustration of the ruins left after Quantrill's attack on Lawrence, August 21, 1863
Confederate leader William Clarke Quantrill led a raid on Lawrence, Kansas August 21st 1863, which became known as the Lawrence Massacre.
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Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, served from 1861 to 1865. Lincoln was president during the Civil War and was elected based on his unwillingness to expand slavery. In 1863, he signed the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing the slaves in Confederate states. He was reelected in 1864, but was assassinated at Ford's Theater April 14, 1965, just days after the war's end. (Lawrence Thornton/Getty Images)
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Ruins of Lawrence following the Lawrence Massacre (1863). The Massacre and the Civil War is a significant part of Lawrence's identity.
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Charity McCorkle Kerr and Nannie Harris, relatives of William Quantrill's men. Killed in 1863 in the jail collapse. The jail was intentionally weakened by Union soldiers in many reports and collapsed; this killed 6 ladies,(all under the age of 20) and paralyzed a few more. Along with theft, murder of innocent civilians, torture by hanging, and many other atrocites daily perpetrated by Yankee soldiers intent on revenge, Quantrill finally realized the raid into Lawrence was necessary.
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William Clarke Quantrill (July 31, 1837 – June 6, 1865), was a Confederate guerrilla leader during the American Civil War. Quantrill led a Confederate bushwhacker unit along the Missouri-Kansas border in the early 1860s, including the infamous raid and sacking of Lawrence in 1863.
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Photo: A painting depicts Quantrill's raid on Lawrence. A painting depicts Quantrill's raid on Lawrence. Quantrill and a band of men had been meeting in the hills southeast of Kansas City and making forays into Kansas. Quantrill attacked Olathe one night and stole considerable property. One person was killed. Most of the raids were for plunder, but the raid on Lawrence on Aug. 21, 1863, according to the Rev. Richard Cordley, was deliberately for slaughter.
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This image depicts the scene of William Quantrill's raid in 1863. Historian David Kennedy, of Beebe, Ark., says after 15 years of research he can prove Quantrill staged his own death, went on to raise Cain with the notorious bank robbers Frank and Jesse James, and later married and settled down in Arkansas.
On This Day in History, August 21, 1863: William Quantrill's band of guerillas attacked Lawrence, Kansas and killed 180 men and boys. Pictured c. 1913 are widows and other survivors who came together 50 years later to honor anniversary of the event.
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August 21, 1863: William Quantrill's band of guerillas attacked Lawrence, Kansas and killed 180 men and boys. Pictured c. 1913 are widows and other survivors who came together 50 years later to honor anniversary of the event.
#QR1863 Rising Phoenix statue Lawrence, KS by Jim Brothers where the city rose from the ashes of arsen multiple times including In 1863 during Quantrill's Raid or The Lawrence Masacre
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OX2ZT5V :: Quantrill's Attack on Shawneetown @ http://www.opencaching.com/en/#geocache/OX2ZT5V William Quantrill Raids Lawrence, Kansas, 1863 One of the most vicious attacks of the American Civil War. ... William Quantrill came to Kansas in 1859 and found employment as a school teacher. @ http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/quantrill.htm