CD: A History of Lawrence, Kansas From the First Settlement to the Close of the Rebellion - Richard Cordley. This volume presents a history of Lawrence during its turbulent first decade through the close of the Civil War. It was a period of violent controversy over the slavery issue. In 1863, the town was the scene of a devastating raid by the Quantrill guerilla band in which one hundred forty-two Lawrence residents were massacred. (The author was an eyewitness to the raid.) Cordley arrived in Kansas in 1857. He served as the pastor of the Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence from 1857 to 1875 and from 1884 to 1895. New full name index.
(1895) 2003, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, PC and MAC, index, 320 pp.
101-CD2394 ISBN: 0788423940