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“The Lawrence Massacre,” black and white illustration of Quantrill’s raid of Lawrence that appeared in the Sept. 5, 1863, issue of “Harper’s Weekly” magazine. Artist unknown.

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Quantrill's Shawnee raids were 'practice for the big one'

Before he raided Lawrence, notorious bushwhacker William Quantrill hit Shawnee -- twice. The outlaw James brothers were among his gang, and soon-to-be-famous lawman Wild Bill Hicock wasn't far away.


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