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|Birth name||William Clarke Quantrill|
July 31, 1837|
Canal Dover (now Dover), Ohio
|Died||June 6, 1865
St. John's Catholic Cemetery
|Years of service||1861–1865|
William Clarke Quantrill (July 31, 1837 – June 6, 1865), was a Confederate leader during the American Civil War. Quantrill lead a Confederate unit along the Missouri-Kansas border in the early 1860s. Quantrill was a leader in the Lawrence Massacre in Lawrence, Kansas in 1863. Quantrill was killed in Kentucky in a Union ambush in 1865.
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