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This black and white water color on paper was created by Lauretta Louise Fox Fisk, wife of Washburn College sociology professor Dr. D.M. Fisk, shows Quantrill's raid on Lawrence, Kansas, 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.

Creator: Fisk, Lauretta Louise Fox
Date: between 1866 and 1919

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Item Number: 665
KSHS Identifier: 1959.137.19

Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence Lawrence exposition Charles Wolcott Smith Destruction of the city of Lawrence and massacre of its inhabitants by so-called rebel guerrillas

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