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William Quantrill
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Birth name William Clarke Quantrill
Born (1837-07-31)July 31, 1837
Canal Dover (now Dover), Ohio
Died June 6, 1865(1865-06-06) (aged 27)
Louisville, Kentucky
Buried
St. John's Catholic Cemetery
Louisville, Kentucky
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  • Quantrill's Raiders
Years of service 1861–1865
Battles/wars

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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