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Resources Used for Biographical Note Field And Help Identifying Drawings in the Guerrillas and Outlaws Collection
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....
Richard (Dick) Burns
Charcoal portrait drawing of Dick Burns in suit, vest, shirt, and hat. The drawing is unsigned but attributed to Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey. In lower right corner, written in black ink, "Dick Burns."...
Richard (Dick) Yeager
Charcoal portrait of Richard (Dick) Yeager dressed in suit coat, shirt, and tie. The drawing is signed by the artist. Below the signature, "Dick Yeager" is written in different handwriting and black ink....
Santa Fe Trail During the Civil War
March 22, 1905
Chapter of the book about wagon trains on the Santa Fe Trail during the Civil War and the danger involved.
Shepherd Was Name to Fear in Border Warfare Era
File containing an illustration and biographical article about George Oll Shepherd, or George Shepherd, a Confederate commanding officer of Jesse James and later a guerrilla in Jackson County.
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...
The Black-Flag Character of War on the Border
Reminiscences of the Civil War by Captain H. E. Palmer of the Eleventh Kansas cavalry, describing the "black-flag character" of their Bushwhacker opponents, led by William Quantrill. Description of battles...
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...
The Heritage of Missouri--A History
One entire chapter and a section of another of the book about Order Number 11 of the Civil War, involving Jayhawkers and Bushwhackers and the devastating effects of the order on agriculture.
The Lawrence Raid
Article written by Captain H. E. Palmer, a Union officer in the Civil War in Kansas, about the Lawrence Massacre, or the raid on Lawrence by Quantrill in 1863. Description of movements of soldiers at Kansas...
December 1, 2002
Article is a reprint of letters located in the National Archives in Washington, D.C. by Jan Toms and Joanne Eakins in 2001. These letters are entitled "Missouri City Raid", a letter from Liberty, Mo.,...
The Meanest Bushwhacker: Bloody Bill Anderson
June 1, 1991
Article about "Bloody Bill" Anderson, a rival of William "Quantrill as a bushwhacker leader" in the Civil War, with illustrations.
The Methodist Shawnee Mission in Johnson County, Kansas, 1830-1862
Story of the murder of Reverend Thomas Johnson at a house at 35th and Agnes Avenues "for seventeen families dispossessed by the controversial General Order No. 11," by "the bushwhackers."
The Military Career of James Craig
Article about the military career of James Craig, focusing on the defense of the Pony Express and communication lines to the "Far West" from "Bloody Bill" Anderson and other Bushwhackers before and during...
The Missouri Paw Paw Militia of 1863-1864
With not enough federal troops in the state of Missouri during much of the Civil War, it was left up to state militias to try and control the guerrilla conflict and tension between southern and northern...
The Other Anderson: Bloody Bill's brother Jim.
Jim Anderson is less well known than his older brother Bill. This article describes his exploits which were equally violent, however, and which continued after Bill's death until Jim was killed in 1867....
The Scourge of Central Missouri
Biographical article about "General" Crabtree, or General Crabtree, an outlaw in central Missouri following the Civil War, describing his "army of bushwhackers," robbing and pillaging farmsteads until...
Thomas (Tom) Maupin
Charcoal portrait of Thomas (Tom) Maupin wearing a checked shirt covered by a pullover with decorated pockets and decorations around the V neck. The drawing is not signed but attributed to Anna Lee (Dillenbeck)...
Thomas B. Harris
Charcoal portrait drawing of Thomas B. Harris (Tom) dressed in suit and plumed hat. Drawing is unsigned but attributed to Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey. Handwritten on the back in pencil, "T. B. Harris."...
Thomas Coleman (Cole) Younger
Charcoal portrait of Cole Younger dressed in suit coat, vest, shirt, and tie. The drawing is unsigned but attributed to Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey. In the lower right corner, "Cole Younger" is written...
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