6 edition of Quantrill"s war found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||E470.45.Q3 S38 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||338 p. :|
|Number of Pages||338|
|LC Control Number||96023709|
The Quantrill legend is rooted in acts of savage violence throughout Kansas and Missouri during the Civil War - deeds both romanticized and vilified. In William Clarke Quantrill, Albert Castels classic biography, the story of Quantrill and his men comes alive through facts verified from firsthand, original sources/5. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Quantrill's war by Schultz, Duane P.
The James Brothers and the Youngers used the experienced they gained riding with Quantrill to help them rob banks and trains. Members of his Raiders gathered from to to recount their war efforts. Today, there is a William Clarke Quantrill Society dedicated to the study of Quantrill, his men, and the border wars. Quantrill’s raid has been dealt with thoroughly by historians (including Rev. Fisher, whose memoir, The Gun and the Gospel, contains an arresting account of the raid), and Armitage’s book will fit neatly beside other Civil War texts from the region, providing a comprehensive, visual guide to the rebuilding of Lawrence after the worst.
William Quantrill was the leader of a violent group of Confederate guerrillas, known as Quantrill’s Raiders, whose members included brothers Frank and Jesse James.. After Quantrill was shot and paralyzed during a skirmish with Union soldiers in Louisville, Kentucky in May of and died a month later on June 6th, his body was buried in Louisville’s St Mary’s . In his book “Bloody Dawn,” Goodrich suggests that Confederate anger over the incident triggered Quantrill’s raid on Lawrence. Some of the men who rode in the raid were related to the women.
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“Schultz retells Quantrill's life with dramatic flourish--his re-creation of the Lawrence, Kansas, massacre and of the pursuit of Quantrill by scattered Union forces is particularly exciting. Readers interested in the dark side of the Civil War will find much to /5(14). The book makes tons of claims about Quantrill being a sociopath, based on the classic traits such as fire starting, anti-social behavior, cruelty to animals, confidence, inability to relate to peers, superficial charm.
The problem is that these claims don't cite any authority and are based on nothing. The book is essentially wild speculation/5(14). The definitive biography of Civil War legend William Clarke Quantrill—serial killer, psychopath, celebrated hero of the Confederate army.
A riveting story of murder and revenge, Quantrill's War is a thoroughly researched and richly drawn study of the most unlikely hero in our nation's : St.
Martin's Press. August 5, The book makes tons of claims about Quantrill being a sociopath, based on the classic traits such as fire starting, anti-social behavior, cruelty to animals, confidence, inability to relate to peers, superficial charm.
The problem is that these claims don't cite any authority and are based on nothing/5. Quantrills War P by Schultz, Duane and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Quantrills War P by Schultz, Duane - AbeBooks Passion for books.
"The Devil Knows How To Ride" is probably the best account the William C. Quantrill's life on the market. It details his life from its humble beginning to its tragic end. It was a very pleasurable read. Even though it's not a light read at over pages of text, I was still left wanting more/5(54).
Dynasty Western -- A Saga of the Infamous Gunmen Who from Quantrill's Raiders to Pretty Boy Floyd Terrorized the West for a Century. by Paul I. / Lorence Bjorklund -- (illustrator) Wellman |. Quantrill sided with the Confederacy in at the outset of the Civil War, seeing action at the Battles of Wilson’s Creek and Lexington, lateQuantrill had raised a band of several hundred men to attack Unionists along the Missouri-Kansas border.
Nodaway County author Homer Croy wrote of Quantrill, “Because of Quantrill, widows wailed, orphans cried, maidens wept.” Croy was echoing the sentiment of William Elsey Connelley, author of the book Quantrill and the Border Wars, in his introduction to the Civil War Book Club edition of Connelley’s book.
TKTK), Schultz's is distinguished by the author's determination to show that Quantrill, the bloody ruffian who savaged the Kansas frontier, took part in the Civil War to suit his own agenda.
``He was a cold-blooded killer,'' writes Schultz (Over the Earth I Come,etc.), ``gunning down Union soldiers and civilians, showing no mercy or remorse waging his personal war under Author: Duane Schultz. After the war, several of Quantrill’s raiders assured Scott that their former leader was indeed dead.
In his book, Leslie devotes a chapter to the rumors surrounding Quantrill. For career criminal William Clarke Quantrill, the American Civil War was an opportunity to practice legitimately what he loved most: theft, destruction, and murder. He rampaged freely as a military hero, slaughtering hundreds, fighting under the flag of the Confederate Army.
Few people realized that Quantrill had no personal convictions. He stood for no principles and believed no 3/5(1). Quantrill’s War recounts the guerrilla raids he carried out with dash and daring, the lightning ambushes he led on horseback, reins in his teeth, Navy Colt revolvers blazing in each hand.
Union forces struggled to track him without success. The definitive biography of Civil War legend William Clarke Quantrill--serial killer, psychopath, celebrated hero of the Confederate army.
A riveting story of murder and revenge, Quantrill's War is a thoroughly researched and richly drawn study of the most unlikely hero in our nation's history. Publisher: New York: St. Martin's Griffin, When the Civil War broke out inthe year-old Quantrill became the leader of an irregular force of Confederate soldiers that became known as Quantrill’s Raiders.
William Quantrill’s raid on the Free-State town of Lawrence, Kansas (also known as the Lawrence Massacre) was a defining moment in the border conflict. At dawn on AugQuantrill and his guerrillas rode into Lawrence, where they burned much of the town and killed between and men and boys.
This raid was the culmination of an. Quantrill’s War: The Life and Times of William Clarke Quantrill,by Duane Schultz, St. Martin’s Press, $Author: Historynet Staff.
quantrill and the border wars Download quantrill and the border wars or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get quantrill and the border wars book now. This site is like a library. A biography of William Clarke Quantrill examines his roles as psychopathic criminal and celebrated hero of the Confederate Army.
Went to Kentucky with Quantrill. Survived war. Captured at Herrodsburg, Kentucky, Born December 6, Kentucky; Died in Missouri. Akers, Henry H.
Quantrill, Todd: Brother of Sylvester. Listed on a roster containing ninety-two names of Quantrill's men. "Quantrill's War" by military historian and psychology professor Duane Schultz is meticulously researched and as fast-paced as a John Grisham novel. Schultz traces Quantrill's life from his birth in Ohio to his death in Kentucky, detailing how he went from a common hoodlum to a blood-thirsty guerrilla leader/5(5).The Lawrence massacre (also known as Quantrill's raid) was an attack during the American Civil War (–65) by Quantrill's Raiders, a Confederate guerrilla group led by William Quantrill, on the Unionist town of Lawrence, Kansas.
The attack on the morning of Friday, Aug targeted Lawrence due to the town's long support of abolition and its reputation as a center for Coordinates: 38°58′N 95°14′W /.
The second life of Quantrill to appear this season (the other being Edward E. Leslie's The Devil Knows How to Ride, p. TKTK), Schultz's is distinguished by the author's determination to show that Quantrill, the bloody ruffian who savaged the Kansas frontier, took part in the Civil War to suit his own : Duane Schultz.