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s the rebels agreed, and Banks asked for Colonel Quantrell. Quantrell was sent for, and soon came.Quantrell was sent for, and soon came. He asked Banks whether he was a Federal officer, and being answered in the affirmative, assured Bcount of indiscriminate shooting by the men, Quantrell allowed them to go to the Whitney House, kept by Mr. Stone. Quantrell said Mr. Stone once saved his life, and he was not the man to forget pashey supposed, located in the Whitney House. Quantrell had chosen this place for his headquarters, dry up. Every thing went on very well while Quantrell was there; he promised that he would be the , blue blouse, and had on a black hat. After Quantrell left, four of his men came back and said the gold ring from Miss Stone, and she informed Quantrell of the fact, who told the fellow if he did nard the river. There is no doubt but that Quantrell had spies at Lawrence. One man at the Eldrioutside the city, and compelled to go back. Quantrell invited the ladies to ride beside him into t[1 more...]
Doc. 162.-surprise of Quantrell. Pleasant Hill, September 15, 1863--9 P. M. Brigadier-General Ewing, Commanding the District of the Border: Sir: After a week spent in bushwhacking in search of Quantrell's guerrillas, I became convinced thQuantrell's guerrillas, I became convinced that some of his bands continued to secrete themselves upon the waters of the Sinabar and Blue Creeks, in Jackson county, Missouri. This morning I made another night march with a view to surprise him if possible. I crossed the intervening prairie, anas, who commanded on the extreme left, in the course of the day fell upon a trail, by following which he soon came upon Quantrell's own camp. He promptly attacked it, killed two of the guerrillas, captured some forty horses, destroyed all their subd in seconding the labors of their chief. The effect of this surprise and capture is most damaging to the designs of Quantrell in making another raid upon Kansas. The loss of horses and clothing is to him worse than the loss of men, as the count
unties, besetting their haunts and paths. Quantrell's whole force was about three hundred men, ct. On the night of the nineteenth, however, Quantrell passed through Chapel Hill to the head of th the station, and merely sent information of Quantrell's movements to my headquarters and Captain Cout food from the morning of the twentieth. Quantrell had his men mounted on the best horses of tha, toward which he was then retreating. But Quantrell, on coming within four or five miles of thatmmanding at Westport, when news arrived that Quantrell was returning by way of the Osage Valley, to. The pursuing forces thus thrown behind, Quantrell passed out of Kansas and got to the timber othose despatches and the one announcing that Quantrell had passed through Gardner going toward Lawrerent parties of his band. The pursuit of Quantrell, after our forces had caught up with him at ver from the pursuit. Familiar as many of Quantrell's men were with our prairies — unobstructed [25 more...]
ngs, Cherokee nation, Oct. 7, 1864. Colonel: I was attacked by Quantrell to-day with about six hundred and fifty men, and after one hour'sich being refused, he stated that he demanded, in the name of Colonel Quantrell, of the First regiment, First brigade, army of the South, an nied by Mr. Tough, who, with six or eight men, had been following Quantrell on his retreat all the afternoon, and report that he crossed the arms, said: Tell old God, that the last man you saw on earth, was Quantrell. Sergeant Splane is now alive, although he received five balls, f the enemy, at Fort Smith, Arkansas, was in presence of this man Quantrell, and heard him say, that he never did and never would take any prrom them and other papers there is no doubt but that a portion of Quantrell's force was made up of persons belonging to the Missouri militia.ct, as well as I can gather them on the spot, are about these: Quantrell, with a force variously estimated at from six hundred to one thou