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"Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence, Kansas."

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Identifier: P0084-0602

Title: "Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence, Kansas."

Description: Print of a man in the foreground with rifle raised over his head, using it to hit man laying on ground who is bleeding from his head and lying next to a woman. A child is running away from the scene while a man is running past a horse whose rider has a drawn a pistol. There are buildings burning, people running, and men on horseback in the background. "BANTA COFFIN K.C." (written on image). "QUANTRELL'S RAID ON LAWRENCE, KANSAS - See Page 101." (printed below image). "Wm. Clarke Quantrill 1837-65 Gambler Fought Guerilla warfare in Mo. Aug. 11, 1862 Captured Independence Mo. Made Capt. C. S. A. On Aug. 21, 1862 Plundered and burned Lawrence, Kansas." (written on reverse side).

Rights:

Place: United States
Kansas

Dates: 1861-1865

Type(s): Wood Engraving
Image

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Newspapers
William Quantrill
raid
Lawrence
rifle
pistol
Buildings
Fires
Murder
dead
Death
Guerrilla warfare
woman
Men
child
Women
Children

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