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Three Years With Quantrell; A True Story Told By His Scout John Mccorkle. O. S. BARTON

Three Years With Quantrell; A True Story Told By His Scout John Mccorkle.


Other works by O. S. BARTON

Publication: Armstrong Herald Print, nd ca 1914, Armstrong

First edition. 8vo. Variant black, unprinted, cloth binding, 157 pp., frontis. [portrait of Colonel John McCorkle], introduction, illustrated, plates, portraits. Six Guns 160 says, "An account of Quantrill and his activities, repeating disproved legends about the notorious guerrilla. "What is most interesting are the details surrounding Mr. McCorkle's three years as a soldier, and the actions of Southern citizens who were not part of the fight but were still active supporters. This period of history occurred a time when brother fought brother, and Federal and Confederate supporters were many times only separated by the fences of each other's farms. Mr. McCorkle's actions also mirrored those of other soldiers who lived in the Missouri-Kansas part of the country, who became extremely dedicated soldiers after being affected by atrocities committed by Federal soldiers." "Three Years with Quantrill will present a different perspective on the motives of Confederate soldiers. The author also tells about some of the escapes of Cole Younger and Frank James while they were guerrillas." Moderate wear to spine ends with small chips at spine ends, and moderate chipping to all fore-edges, else very good, tight copy housed in cloth slipcase with leather label on spine with gold stamping.

Inventory Number: 23459