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In Kansas, Confederate guerrillas attack and burn Shawneetown for the second time

Kansas, 1857, zoomable map
06/06/1863
Shawneetown, Kansas, lay between Olanthe and Kansas City in Johnson County and William Quantrill and his guerrillas had attacked and burned the settlement in October, 1862.  Thirteen of Quantrill's men under William Anderson and  Dick Yeager hit the town again, killed four Union supporters and burned nine structures in the rebuilding town.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Michael E. Banasik (ed.), Cavaliers of the Brush: Quantrill and His Men (Iowa City, IA: Press of the Camp Pope Bookshop, 2003), 17n.
Frank Moore, ed., The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives, Illustrative Incidents, Poetry, Etc. (New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1864), VII: 3-4. 

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