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Civil War Kansas : reaping the whirlwind

Author: Albert Castel; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1997.
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Authorized edView all editions and formats
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"My purpose in writing this book was twofold: first, to supply a long-standing deficiency in Kansas historical literature (which has concentrated almost exclusively on the pre-Civil War period) by describing the political, military, social and economic events and developments of the state's first four years -- an era even more dramatic, and hardly less significant, than the one which preceded it; and, secondly, to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Castel; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
ISBN: 0700608729 9780700608720
OCLC Number: 37043888
Notes: Originally published: A frontier state at war. Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1958. With new pref. and textual corrections.
Description: xiv, 251 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
Contents: The new state --
The political gallery --
The jayhawkers --
The triumph of Lane --
King Lane and General Blount --
The bushwhackers --
Lawrence --
Order no. 11 --
The tribulations of General Blount --
Lane embattled --
The great raid --
Wartime Kansas --
The end of the war.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Other Titles: Frontier state at war
Responsibility: Albert Castel.

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This study focuses on the American Civil War in Kansas and the trans-Mississippi West. It describes the political, military, social, and economic events of the state's first four years, giving a  Read more...

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