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by Larry Wood


Larry Wood is a familiar name to those who study the Civil War in Missouri.

Larry Wood is a familiar name to those who study the Civil War in Missouri. He's written several books on lesser-known aspects of the war in the state.

Less than 40 years after the Civil War, General John G. Haskell, the president of the Kansas Historical Society, described slavery in western Missouri as a more domestic than commercial institution, in which the social habits were those of the farm and not the plantation. Many of his white contemporaries remembered slavery in a similar way, arguing that conditions were much more favorable on the farms of western Missouri than in the cotton fields of the Deep South.

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Wood and his wife, . live in Joplin, Missouri.

At the outbreak of the American Civil War in April 1861, Kansas was the newest . state, admitted just months earlier in January. The state had formally rejected slavery by popular vote and vowed to fight on the side of the Union, though ideological divisions with neighboring Missouri, a slave state, had led to violent conflict in previous years and persisted for the duration of the war.

The American Civil War bibliography comprises books that deal in large part with .

The American Civil War bibliography comprises books that deal in large part with the American Civil War. There are over 60,000 books on the war, with more appearing each month. There is no complete bibliography to the war; the largest guide to books is over 40 years old and lists over 6,000 titles selected by leading scholars  . Bronson, Missouri: Ozarks Mountaineer, 1980.

Civil War Springfield - Larry Wood. Even without a railroad, Springfield, as the center of commerce for southwest Missouri, was considered a strategic location by both sides during the Civil War. From the beginning of the war, the town functioned as a supply depot and gathering place for armies, and it served as a military headquarters for much of the conflict.

MISSOURI and Kansas are old rivals. In the 1850s thousands of Missourians rode into Kansas, seized polling stations at gunpoint and fraudulently elected pro-slavery candidates. Both states offer tax incentives to lure in companies from elsewhere. Get our daily newsletter.

Describes in depth several lesser episodes of the Civil War in southwest Missouri and southeast Kansas.

The Civil War on the lower Kansas-Missouri border epub download

ISBN13: 978-0970282910

ISBN: 0970282915

Author: Larry Wood

Category: No category

Language: English

Publisher: Hickory Press (2000)

ePUB size: 1417 kb

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Rating: 4.4

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Hunaya
This book is an easy read that provides many details about the battles in the area of the Kansas-Missouri border south of Fort Scott. You will not be disappointed in the level of detail about the battles and skirmishes nor about the personalities that fought this war. If you are a civil war history enthusiast it is a great look at an important part of the overall history of the war. If you are a long time resident of the area you will easily follow the battles from place to place in your mind's eye. This book will round out your knowledge of the war and help you feel like you are riding on many of the raids or accompanying the soldiers on their marches between the many towns and villages you know well. Enjoyable, readable, and a wealth of information without being to text-book like. Good job Larry Wood.
Hunaya
This book is an easy read that provides many details about the battles in the area of the Kansas-Missouri border south of Fort Scott. You will not be disappointed in the level of detail about the battles and skirmishes nor about the personalities that fought this war. If you are a civil war history enthusiast it is a great look at an important part of the overall history of the war. If you are a long time resident of the area you will easily follow the battles from place to place in your mind's eye. This book will round out your knowledge of the war and help you feel like you are riding on many of the raids or accompanying the soldiers on their marches between the many towns and villages you know well. Enjoyable, readable, and a wealth of information without being to text-book like. Good job Larry Wood.
Kage
Outstanding book, very well written with more information about the border war than seems possible in a book this size. A must read for anyone interested in the Missouri-Kansas conflict!
Kage
Outstanding book, very well written with more information about the border war than seems possible in a book this size. A must read for anyone interested in the Missouri-Kansas conflict!