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Art Work, 18 X 22 in
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Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) ...
William Elsey Connelle...
Elmer L Pigg
Newspaper clippings with photos, illustrations, and information about William Quantrill (1837-1865), a leader of Confederate Bushwhackers in guerrilla warfare during the Civil War in Missouri and Kansas....
A collection of photocopied newspaper articles, primarily from local newspapers, centered on the life and activities of William C. Quantrill. Each article is annotated with its source and date of publication....
William Napoleon (Babe) Hudspeth
Charcoal portrait drawing of William "Babe" Hudspeth in suit, vest, and tie. The drawing is signed by the artist. Below the signature, handwritten in black ink is "Babe Hudspeth."
Charcoal portrait drawing of a bearded Captain William Gregg in jacket. The drawing is signed by the artist. Below the signature, handwritten in a different handwriting and black ink is "Capt. Wm. Gregg."...
William Clarke Quantrill
Charcoal portrait of William Clarke Quantrill in suit coat and tie. The drawing is signed by the artist. Below the signature is "Chas. Wm. Quantrill. (?) over" written in different handwriting and black...
William (Bloody Bill) Anderson
Portrait and description of William Anderson, or Bloody Bill Anderson as a member of William Quantrill's guerrillas at the Centralia Massacre before being killed "in attempting to cross the Missouri near...
William (Bill) T. Anderson
Charcoal portrait of Bill Anderson in jacket with top button closed, shirt, carvat, and a brimmed hat with a lone star on the upturned brim and embellished with an ostrich plume. The drawing is signed...
William (Bill) Hulse
Charcoal portrait drawing of a seated William Hulse (Bill) dressed in shirt with pullover decorated on edges typical of Quantrill's guerrillas, tie, and hat. The drawing is signed by the artist. Below...
When Bleeding Kansas Became Bloodier
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...
Was the First Daylight Bank Robbery During Peacetime at Liberty?
December 1, 2006
Featured in a column "Believe It or Not! True or False?" is this question concerning a bank robbery in Liberty. "On that day in February 1886, Clay County Savings Association became the site of the first...
Warren W. Welch Left His Mark
Photo and biographical article about Warren Welch (1840-1916), "a son of Simeon Fletcher Welch [or Simeon Welch], a pioneer of the eastern part of Jackson County." Description of Warren as a native of...
Biographical information about Walter Bales, arriving from Tennessee in 1831 and becoming justice of the peace and Jackson County Judge in 1848. "Robbed by bushwhackers" in 1863, died in 1887.
W. C. Quantrill in 1858
Reminiscences of Henry Clarke, a sheriff in Lawrence, about Quantrill's personal history as an outlaw starting in Kansas in 1858. Anecdotes about encounters with White Turkey (a Delaware Indian), Frank...
Unidentified Man in Uniform
Charcoal portrait of unidentified guerrilla dressed in coat or cloak, shirt, and hat similar to a beret adorned with a plume and three large and two small stars on the headband. Subject holds a pistol....
Unidentified Man in Confederate Uniform
Charcoal portrait of unidentified man in Confederate uniform and hat with ostrich plume. The drawing is unsigned but attributed to Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey.
Charcoal portrait drawing of unidentified man with long flowing mustache, dressed in suit coat and shirt. Drawing is signed by the artist.
Charcoal portrait of unidentified man with suit coat, shirt, and tie. Drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature.
Charcoal portrait of unidentified man with suit coat, vest, shirt, and tie. Drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature.
Charcoal portrait of man in typical guerrilla overshirt, wearing a hat with a plume, and holding two crossed pistols. Drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature.
Unidentified Civil War Soldiers or Guerrillas
Charcoal portrait of two men dressed in cloaks, uniforms, and hats with plumes and holding pistols. Drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. Each of these has his own...
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