Defenseless town massacred

Susan B Anthony family

A band of 400 proslavery ruffians–many teenagers–led by a madman named Quantrill conducted the Lawrence Massacre in 1863 in Kansas on this day. ┬áMost of the the town’s men were off fighting for the Union. As a result, 180 died and the town became ashes. Personal Experience Daniel Read Anthony knew the town of Lawrence […]