Statue of General JO Shelby in Shelby Memorial Park, Waverly, Missouri during the William Clarke Quantrill Society tour, 2016.
Wavery, Missouri Methodist Church where General JO Shelby swore in 1000 men. Seen on William Clarke Quantrill Society tour, 2016
The Waverly Methodist Church was built in 1858. Confederate Gen. JO Shelby's home and business were nearby. In 1861 Shelby raised his Cavalry on the porch of the church. The church was also used to store arms and ammunition for Shelby and his men.
Plattenburg House, home of John N. Edwards, Dover, Missouri during William Clarke Quantrill Society tour, 2016.
Member Jim Beckner speaking about John N. Edwards at Dover Cemetery, where Edwards is buried, during William Clarke Quantrill Society tour 2016.
Sharon Quinn and son JM Herman received the Capt. Napoleon Davis Award by President Harold Dellinger for research and flagging Confederate graves in Missouri at annual William Clarke Quantrill Society meeting, Oak Grove, 2016.
The William Clarke Quantrill Society, Inc. is a Missouri Not-for-Profit corporation dedicated to the study of the Border War and the War of Northern Aggression on the Missouri-Kansas border with an emphasis on the lives of Quantrill, his men, his supporters, his adversaries, and the resulting historical record. We also collect and disseminate genealogical information about Quantrill, his men and their descendents.
Above: The Youngers would hide out in a cave which overlooked the Osage River near Monegaw Springs. On a high bluff was the Younger's Lookout where they could could see for miles.
The William Clarke Quantrill Society publishes a newsletter called the "No Quarterly," conducts an annual reunion, and cosponsors several other events. See our membership page for additional information.
William Clarke Quantrill Society earns $5 for each shirt sold.
Anyone who has heard of Quantrill has heard of his "visit" to Lawrence, Kansas in 1863.
A recent offer was to the Society was one we just could not pass up. Burnt District Press agreed to have tee shirts printed with the phrase LAWRENCE, KANSAS "A nice place to visit, but I wouldn't want to live there!" Signed William C. Quantrill.
Available in the following sizes: M-L-XL-2XL. Sizes 3XL and 4XL will be available in limited quantity after our next order, reserve yours now. The color is grey with black lettering and toned photo, this is a quality fabric of 50/50 cotton blend. The price is $16 each plus $2.50 S&H.
This fundraiser is brought to the Society by Burnt District Press, your American History Headquarters for publishing, printing & selling primary source information on the Civil War era. Support this fundraiser by sending your check or money order along with quantity, sizes desired and shipping address to: Burnt District Press, 1201 East Pearl Street, Harrisonville, MO 64701.