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Border War Tour takes the reader to the locations where Civil War events occurred.  Some of these sites are well-known, while others are just spots on the road.  Whether you are a history buff or just want to get out of the house, Border War Tour provides all that is needed to visit and understand the sites that greatly impacted local history during the Civil War.

Border War Tour is a must-read for those interested in the Civil War and its impact on the Missouri/Kansas border region.  The descriptions and images of each site bring the story to life for visitors and remote readers alike.

 

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Municipal Stadium

Kansas City Municipal Stadium was located at 2123 Brooklyn Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.  If you are approaching from the north, you will drive past Arthur

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Moonlit Mayhem:  Quantrill’s Raid of Olathe Kansas tells the story of the Border War from the Bleeding Kansas years to the rise of Quantrill and eventually to the raid on Olathe on September 6, 1862.  Moonlit Mayhem provides a view of life, on both sides of the Missouri/Kansas border.  In addition, short summaries of events before and after the Olathe Raid, give the reader a complete picture of the events and key players on both sides. 

Moonlit Mayhem is packed with over 100 color images and maps showing the modern locations of historic events.  This meticulously researched work is a must for anyone looking for an easy to understand book on the Border War and its impact on the residents of the border counties.   There were no winners and losers in the Border War, all the residents of the border counties suffered.  Moonlit Mayhem tells their story.

 

Moonlit Mayhem by Jonathan Jones

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April 28,  2022:  7 PM;  I will be speaking to the Edelweiss Book Club and Homeowners Association in Merriam, KS.

September 12,  2022:  12 PM;  I will be speaking to the William Hilton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Colonists.

Stay tuned for more events coming soon!  If you would like me to present to your group, contact me at the email listed below in the footer.

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