Civil War Kansas: Reaping the Whirlwind the Authorized Edition with a New Preface

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"The long agony" was over: Kansas, as of January 29, 1861, was a state--it had "moved to America." In Leavenworth, Lawrence, Topeka, and other towns Kansans celebrated the "glorious news" of the coming of statehood in a "fury of excitement." Cannons boomed, cheering crowds gathered on the street corners, a judge and a militia general stood on their heads, and the saloons were scenes of inebriated revelry. So begins Albert Castel's classic history of Kansas during the Civil War. Long recognized as a key study on the war in ...

Civil War Kansas: Reaping the Whirlwind the Authorized Edition with a New Preface 1997, University Press of Kansas

ISBN-13: 9780700608720

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