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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. Big River Bushwhacker Big River Bushwhacker May 2013 Brief bio of Sam Hildebrand, nicknamed the "Big River Bushwhacker." Information states that Hildebrand acted as an outlaw, Confederate bushwhacker, and rebel guerilla during and after the Civil War in...

5. Bloody Bill, Noted Guerrilla of the Civil War Bloody Bill, Noted Guerrilla of the Civil War December//1956 Biographical article about William T. "Bloody Bill" Anderson, or Bloody Bill Anderson, outlaw and Confederate guerrilla leader of Bushwhackers in the Civil War, responsible for many war crime atrocities,...

6. Bloody Bill, Noted Guerrilla of the Civil War: Anderson Was Picturesque Leader of Bushwhackers in War Bloody Bill, Noted Guerrilla of the Civil War: Anderson Was Picturesque Leader of Bushwhackers in War on the Border December//1956 Mention of Reverend Robert Thomas (owner) and Dr. Joshua Thorne (military surgeon) as among those involved in the collapse of "the large three-story brick building" serving as a Union military prison in...

7. Bloody Bill, Noted Guerrilla of the Civil War: Anderson Was Picturesque Leader of Bushwhackers in War Bloody Bill, Noted Guerrilla of the Civil War: Anderson Was Picturesque Leader of Bushwhackers in War on the Border December//1956 Description of Maurice Roberts, "chairman of the board of police commissioners of St. Louis, Missouri" and later "chief counsel for the Frisco railroad," involved in the arrangements of the funeral for...

8. Bloody Bill, Noted Guerrilla of the Civil War: Anderson Was Picturesque Leader of Bushwhackers in War Bloody Bill, Noted Guerrilla of the Civil War: Anderson Was Picturesque Leader of Bushwhackers in War on the Border December//1956 Reprint of a letter from General George Caleb Bingham regarding deeds during the Civil War of General Thomas Ewing, "giving what is considered to be the most accurate account of this terrible affair [the...

9. Bloody Bill, Noted Guerrilla of the Civil War: Anderson Was Picturesque Leader of the Bushwhackers in Bloody Bill, Noted Guerrilla of the Civil War: Anderson Was Picturesque Leader of the Bushwhackers in War on the Border December//1956 Mention of Robert Miller, "editor of the Liberty, Missouri, Tribune" newspaper during the Civil War and nearly killed by Bloody Bill Anderson until saved by one of the Bushwhackers, an ex-employee of Miller....

10. Captain Dick Yeager--Quantrill Man Captain Dick Yeager--Quantrill Man June//1968 Photo of, copies of letters written by, and biographical article about Richard Yeager, or Dick Yeager, "a Quantrill guerrilla" and former western freighter in the Civil War raised in Jackson County and...

11. Captain Dick Yeager, Guerrilla, Part II Captain Dick Yeager, Guerrilla, Part II March//1974 Biographical article about Richard Yeager, or Dick Yeager, a Confederate officer and Bushwhacker with William Quantrill in western Missouri being mortally wounded in 1863 (dying that year or the next)...

12. Desperate Characters: The Development and Impact of the Confederate Guerillas in Kansas Desperate Characters: The Development and Impact of the Confederate Guerillas in Kansas Autumn//1991 Article about the Confederate guerrilla raids of Kansas towns before and during the Civil War, with large illustrations.

13. Harry Truman: federal bushwhacker Harry Truman: federal bushwhacker April 1, 2004 Jacob W. Terman, alias Harry Truman, was an example of a lesser-known variety of bushwhacker. Terman infiltrated Quantrill's band and other groups of guerillas as a spy. He and his compatriots inflicted...

14. Killed by Rebels: A Civil War Massacre and Its Aftermath Killed by Rebels: A Civil War Massacre and Its Aftermath July//1977 A massacre occurred along the Lafayette-Saline County line in west central Missouri on October, 1864, between German Missourians and the William C. Quantrill gang led by George Todd and David Poole. Author...

15. Missouri Biographies: William T. Anderson, the Bloodiest Man of the Civil War Missouri Biographies: William T. Anderson, the Bloodiest Man of the Civil War Summer 2000 Photo, illustrations, and biographical article about William Anderson, or Bloody Bill Anderson (ca. 1838-1864), a Confederate guerrilla in Missouri and Kansas during the Civil War.

16. Mystery Man of Quatsino Sound: The Second Life of William Clarke Quantrill Mystery Man of Quatsino Sound: The Second Life of William Clarke Quantrill March//1973 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Missouri guerrilla leader William Clarke Quantrill, or William Quantrill (1837-1865), describing his career as a Bushwhacker in the Civil War and possible...

17. Order Number 11 Order Number 11 Fall//1999 General description of the events surrounding Order Number 11 of the Civil War, ordering Missourians in the Kansas City area out of their homes, for the most part, as a measure by General Thomas Ewing,...

18. Origin of the Name "Jayhawker," and How It Came to Be Applied to the People of Kansas Origin of the Name "Jayhawker," and How It Came to Be Applied to the People of Kansas //1918 Essay about "the origin of the name 'Jayhawker,'" referring to the organization in Kansas Territory "brought together for mutual defense against the incursions of parties known as border ruffians of Missouri."...

19. Platte Purchase Route Platte Purchase Route August-December//2001 Article about the history of the Platte Purchase route, a "Historic Highway from Kansas City to St. Joseph through Platte County" and Buchanan County, Missouri, starting as an Indian trail and becoming...

20. Progress at Missouri Town 1855: Historic Houses to Lake Jacomo Site Progress at Missouri Town 1855: Historic Houses to Lake Jacomo Site March 1964 Story of the preservation of pioneer homes of Jackson County in the project of "Missouri Town 1855," including the Luttrell home and the Chevis tavern, among others moved from their original locations,...