October 25, 2016

William Quantrill

William Quantrill was a Confederate and outlaw guerilla leader back during the War Between the States…Quantrill killed over 180 men and boys on a raid of Lawrence, Kansas in 1863…a couple of years later, his force down to just a few dozen men and condemned by even other Confederate officers, he was ambushed by Union forces…he was shot in the back and paralyzed from the chest down…he was taken to a hospital where he died of his wounds in June of 1865.

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