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This pencil drawing on wood pulp paper shows Quantrill's raid on Lawrence, Kansas, drawn by Sherman Enderton. Early in the morning of August 21, 1863, Confederate guerilla forces led by William Clarke Quantrill, 1837-1865, attacked Lawrence, Kansas, killing nearly 200 people and burning most of the town. Enderton was a private in Co. E, 11th Kansas Volunteer Cavalry during the Civil War.

Creator: Enderton, Sherman Bronson
Date: between 1868 and 1880

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Item Number: 24991
KSHS Identifier: 1981.192.1

Quantrill's raid Destruction of the city of Lawrence and massacre of its inhabitants by so-called rebel guerrillas H.M. Simpson to Hiram Hill

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