Bleeding Kansas

Kansas Territory ~ Sack of Lawrence

I sure do hope y'all aren't getting tired of my Kansas posts. I know they seem to be going on forever and ever, but there was a lot going on in this territory in 1856, which eventually led up to the War between the States. If you remember from my last post, Thomas Barber, an… Continue reading Kansas Territory ~ Sack of Lawrence


Kansas Territory~The Beginning

Kansas What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word? Wizard of Oz, Dorothy, Toto? The band who sings Dust in the Wind? Flat, treeless, sunflowers, tornadoes? Well, I can tell you that Eastern Kansas is far from flat and treeless. As for the rest, yes, we can make claims… Continue reading Kansas Territory~The Beginning