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The Strange Story of Quantrill’s Bones

The strange story of William Quantrill’s multiple graves is too long to cover in a short post so this post will contain the Reader’s Digest version. For a more complete picture of the story, please check out the chapter entitled “Quantrill’s Bones” in my book, Moonlit Mayhem. Signed copies can be purchased at www.jonathanjonesauthor.com. William …

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William Pellett: First Mayor of Olathe

Check out the latest edition of the Johnson County Gazette to read my latest article about Olathe’s first Mayor, William “Billy” Pellett. Pellett was held prisoner during the Raid of Olathe by William Quantrill in 1862. Of course, you can read more about that event by purchasing my new book, “Moonlit Mayhem: Quantrill’s Raid of Olathe, Kansas” available …

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John Brown's Cabin

John Brown’s Cabin and Good Lord Bird

First of all, a shameless plug for my new book, Moonlit Mayhem: Quantrill’s Raid of Olathe Kansas. Get your signed copy for $5 off the purchase prices using the code “MOON521” at www.jonathanjonesauthor.com. Now, on to today’s tour stop. John Brown’s Cabin, a Kansas Historic Site in Osawatomie, Kansas, did not belong to John Brown. Instead, what …

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