Gray Ghosts of the Confederacy: Guerrilla Warfare in the West, 1861-1865

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LSU Press, 1984 - History - 274 pages
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User Review  - Ellen - Goodreads

I requested this from the library to use as background for a couple of things I'm currently working on. Brownlee writes clearly, making bloody history read like a well-footnoted story. Quantrill and ... Read full review

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User Review  - David Vanness - Goodreads

A must read for any history buff. If you have any slanted Civil War opinions going either direction you should enjoy or become more educated by this book. Read full review

Contents

The MissouriKansas Storm Center
3
Sterling Prices Guerrillas
22
The Union Military Occupation of Missouri
42
William Quantrills Guerrillas
53
Porter Raids in North Missouri
76
From Independence to Arkansas
92
Lawrence is Destroyed
110
Quantrill and the Confederacy
128
to Control of the Populace
157
Bloody Bill Anderson and George Todd
180
The Last Campaign
206
The Final Struggle
223
Surrender
232
Selected Bibliography
247
Appendix
253
Index
263

Martial Law
142

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About the author (1984)

Richard S. Brownlee was longtime executive director of the State Historical Society of Missouri.

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