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

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LSU Press, Dec 1, 1983 - History - 296 pages
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This is a great classic in trans-Mississippi Civil War historiography originally published in 1958. This primarily narrative history of guerrilla violence in Civil War Missouri concentrates on the ... 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 (1983)

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

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