Quantrill's Raids and the Military Road

Quantrill's Raids and the Military Road (HM17H9)

Location: Stilwell, KS 66085 Johnson County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 46.041', W 94° 39.643'

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1862

In Spring, 1862, William Clarke Quantrill, confederate guerrilla, led raids in and about Aubry, taking an uncounted toll of lives and property. Union troops seeking the raiders camped often along the military road (now Metcalf) from Fort Leavenworth to Fort Scott. Union retaliation provoked Bill Anderson of Aubry to join Quantrill. Later he became known as Blood Bill.
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HM NumberHM17H9
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Placed ByBlue Valley Community Council, Historical Society of Blue Valley, and Optimist Club of Blue Valley
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 6:28pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 355721 N 4292269
Decimal Degrees38.76735000, -94.66071667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 46.041', W 94° 39.643'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 46' 2.46" N, 94° 39' 38.58" W
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Area Code(s)913
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6500-6580 W 199th St, Stilwell KS 66085, US
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