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August 21, 2013 10:38 PM

Voices from 1863 raid on Lawrence sound anew on Twitter

Wednesday marked the day in 1863 when Confederate guerrilla leader William Clarke Quantrill and 400 of his riders, up to here with vengeance and alcohol, set Lawrence on fire and killed perhaps 200 men and boys in four furious hours. Sitting at round tables, some three dozen re-enactors told the story on Twitter, moment by moment and all at once.

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