A War On Civilians: Order Number 11 and the Evacuation of Western Missouri

Description: Article details the history of the Civil War strife along the Missouri and Kansas border. Order Number 11 issued by the Union forces led nearly twenty thousand people to abandon their homes in the Missouri counties of Jackson, Cass, Bates and parts of Vernon. Includes a reproduction of the order as well as photographs and other illustrations including information on William Quantrill.
Creator: Sarah Bohl
Date: Spring 2004
Volume: 36
Location: Periodicals
Collection: Prologue
Illustrations: Yes
Number: 1
Pages: 44-51
Item Type: Magazine Article


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