Volume 9 , Number 11 , Spring 1988
Guerilla warfare during the Civil War is an important part of the history of this region. Some of the most famous outlaws were prominent in the border wars. This bibliography lists materials found in Lyons Memorial Library at The School of the Ozarks. Those materials marked OZ are found in the Ozarkiana room and can only be used in the library. All other books may be found in the open stacks.
This section includes books about the border wars, guerillas, and bushwackers.
Appler, Augustus C. The Younger Brothers, Their Life and Character. New York: F. Fell, 1955. Details the various exploits of the Younger brothers and their experiences with Quantrill.
Brownlee. Richard S. Gray Ghosts of the Confederacy. Baton Rouge, LA: State University Press, 1958. A discussion of guerilla warfare in the West during the Civil War.
Doneghy, Dagmar. The Border: A Missouri Saga. New York: William Morrow, 1931. A fictionalized account of the border raids and guerilla warfare of Missouri and Kansas.
Ingenthron, Elmo. Borderland Rebellion. Branson, MO: 19?. A history of the Civil War along the Missouri-Arkansas border with many maps and pictures.
Stanley, Caroline Abbot. Order No.11. Clinton, MO: Democrat Publishing Co., 1969, 1904. A novel that recounts the infamous order that forced thousands of people out of their homes.
GUERILLAS AND OUTLAWS
These are biographies of specific raiders of the Civil War era who were important in Missouri and Arkansas.
Breihan, Carl W. The Killer Legions of Quantrill. Seattle: Hangman Press, 1971. Biographies of Quantrill and the band of men who rode with him.
Breihan, Carl W. Quantrill and His Civil War Guerillas. New York: Promontory Press, 1959. The history of the notorious band of outlaws with numerous photographs.
Burch, John P. as told by Capt. Harrison Trow. Charles W. Quantrell. Vega, TX:?, 1923. Trow followed Quantrell and these are his accounts of their adventures.
Costel, Albert E. William Clark Quantrill: His Life and Times. New York: F. Fell, 1962. A biography of the famous guerilla.
Connelly, William E. Quantrill and the Border Wars. New York: Pageant Book Co., 1956. A biography of one of the most renowned guerila of the war.
Dalton, Kit. Under the Black Flag. Memphis, TN: Lockard Publishing Co., 1914. Written by a Confederate soldier and one of Quantrils captains.
Edwards, John N. Noted Guerillas or the Warfare of the Border. St Louis: Bryan, Brand, and Co., 1877. Biographies and exploits of some of the well-known guerilas, including Quantrill, the James Brothers, and the Younger Brothers.
Hale, Donald, R. We Rode With Quantrill. Clinton, MO: The Printery, 1975. "As told by the men and women who were with him with a true sketch of Quantrills life."
Thompson, Henry C. Sam Hildebrand Rides Again ... Bonne Terre, MO: Steinbeck Publishing Co., 1950. A biography of a notorious Civil War outlaw.
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