Bloody Bill Anderson: The Short, Savage Life of a Civil War Guerrilla
From two of the foremost historians of the Civil War in the West comes this first book-length account of Bill Anderson and the Centralia Massacre. They trace how a seemingly pleasant young man from Missouri was turned into a psychopathic murderer by a combination of personality, circumstance, accidents of war, and opportunity. 20 photos. 4 maps.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mpolino - LibraryThing
If you've ever seen "The Outlaw Josie Wales' you have the backdrop of Bloody Bill Anderson. What I was hoping for was a bit more narrative and lot less historical dissertation. The authors went for so much precision that they killed the story. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lchav52 - LibraryThing
The internecine strife of the War of Northern Aggression was nowhere more savage than in Missouri and Kansas, where Redlegs and Bushwhackers murdered each other long before war broke out elsewhere ... Read full review