Lawrence Massacre

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The Lawrence Massacre

The Lawrence Massacre (also known as Quantrill's Raid) was an attack on the town of Lawrence, Kansas on August 21, 1863. The attack was a battle in the U.S. Civil War. The Confederates won the battle, as group of guerillas led by William Quantrill rode into town and shot every man they saw.[1] About 150 people were killed.

References

  1. "William Quantrill and the Lawrence Massacre". xroads.virginia.edu.