Genealogy Projects tagged with Quantrills Raiders on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Quantrill's Raid (The Lawrence Massacre) August 21, 1863

    This project is set up for those who participated in and those that survived Quantrill's raid.When the Kansas Territory was opened to settlement in 1854, abolitionists from New England rushed to the area in an effort to keep the territory from becoming pro slavery. Lawrence, Kansas was founded by the anti-slavery Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Society which was formed in 1854 and aided many emigran...