Quantrill buffs will know that the story of
Quantrill's early life given in the first part of the book is
but was a story he told his men. Apparently, Harrison Trow believed it.
The man's real name was William Clarke Quantrill, he was from Canal Dover,
obviously spent a large amount of time transcribing this book and putting
it on line
for the enjoyment of History and Genealogy buffs.
I believe the book
to be in Public Domain.
Some Universities have scanned copies of the
book on line and some have reprinted it. I don't believe anyone else has transcribed
Most of the original book, including the illustrations, were
obviously plagiarized from earlier books, printed in the 1870's and 1880's, such
as John Edwards "Noted Guerrillas". Some of the text is the same, word for
This is the
last page in the book: