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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- "PBS - THE WEST - William Clarke Quantrill". pbs.org. 2011 [last update]. http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/i_r/quantrill.htm. Retrieved February 26, 2011.