William Clarke Quantrill’s bloody guerrilla attack on Lawrence in 1863 prompted a Union order evacuating Southern-sympathizing civilians in four Missouri counties (Jackson, Cass, Vernon and part of Bates) known for providing pro-Confederate bushwhackers with food, supplies, munitions and intelligence.
William Clarke Quantrill’s bloody guerrilla attack on Lawrence in 1863 prompted a Union order evacuating Southern-sympathizing civilians in four Missouri counties (Jackson, Cass, Vernon and part of Bates) known for providing pro-Confederate bushwhackers with food, supplies, munitions and intelligence.
William Clarke Quantrill’s bloody guerrilla attack on Lawrence in 1863 prompted a Union order evacuating Southern-sympathizing civilians in four Missouri counties (Jackson, Cass, Vernon and part of Bates) known for providing pro-Confederate bushwhackers with food, supplies, munitions and intelligence.

Civil War-era Missouri teaches us about fighting guerrilla wars

December 27, 2016 05:39 PM