1837 – 1865
Who was William Quantrill?
William Clarke Quantrill was a Confederate guerrilla leader during the American Civil War. After leading a Confederate bushwhacker unit along the Missouri-Kansas border in the early 1860s, which included the infamous raid and sacking of Lawrence, Kansas in 1863, Quantrill eventually ended up in Kentucky where he was mortally wounded in a Union ambush in May 1865, aged 27.
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- Jul 31, 1837
- Confederate States of America
- United States of America
- Jun 6, 1865
on July 23, 2013