The Agriculture Hall of Fame, by Andrew Malan Milward

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In the early morning hours of August 21st, 1863, 26-year-old Captain William Quantrill led several hundred Confederate guerillas into the town of Lawrence, Kansas, a hotbed of abolitionist support, in retaliation for the looting of Osceola, Missouri two years earlier. Quantrill and his men were looking for U.S. Senator James Lane, who had led the […]