Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Captain Montgomery” in chapter 1 of Col. John C. Moore, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.2, Missouri:
...nds of Kansans.
So bitter was the feeling of the Free State men of Kansas that they never allowed an opportunity to harass, plunder and murder the people of Missouri to pass unimproved.
A certain Captain Montgomery , with an indefinite force under him, was particularly active in this congenial work.
The only organized and armed force which the State had was Gen. D. M. Frost's skeleton brigade, of St. Louis.
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