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This is a formal portrait of William Clarke Quantrill, 1837-1865. Early in the morning of August 21, 1863, Confederate guerilla forces led by Quantrill attacked Lawrence, Kansas, killing nearly 200 people and burning most of the town.
Date: Between 1861 and 1865
This portrait of William Quantrill can be used when discussing Quantrill's raid.
Item Number: 502
Call Number: B Quantrill, William C. *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 502
Collections - Photograph
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1854 to 1865 (Benchmark 2) - Civil War in Kansas (Indicator 6)
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1854 to 1865 (Benchmark 2) - Civil War in Kansas (Indicator 6) - Quantrillâ€™s Raid
Date - 1861-1869
Military - Wars - Civil War
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable People - Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865
Places - Cities and towns - Lawrence
Places - Counties - Douglas
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861
Thematic Time Period - Civil War, 1861-1865
Type of Material - Photographs - Format - Carte de visite