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Civil War in Kansas

Bird, Roy

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ISBN 10: 1589801644 / ISBN 13: 9781589801646
Published by Pelican Publishing, Gretna, Louisiana, 2004
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Title: Civil War in Kansas

Publisher: Pelican Publishing, Gretna, Louisiana

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:As New

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition, 1st Printing.

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With conflict beginning upon the territory's bid for statehood and continuing until the end of the Civil War, "Bleeding Kansas" was the battleground for local militias and guerrilla fighters.

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Even before the official start of the Civil War in 1861, Kansas saw violent fighting between pro- and antislavery factions, bushwhackers and Jayhawkers respectively, during the territory's bid for statehood. After war was declared, "Bleeding Kansas" became the battleground of local militias and guerrilla fighters. In Civil War in Kansas, historian Roy Bird examines the personalities involved in this violent era, including William Clarke Quantrill, Jim Lane, "Red Leg" Charles Jennison, and Gen. James Blunt.
Born in Herington, Kansas, Roy Bird graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor's and master's degree in history and received his master's in library science from Emporia State University. Bird currently works for the Kansas State Library and is an adjunct professor at Washburn University. He is also a regular contributor to America's Civil War and Military History and has his own monthly book-review column in Kansas Libraries. Bird lives with his wife and three children on a farm near Auburn, Kansas.

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