Josephine
Bill

Josephine's 

Quantrill Special Collections Research

Housed exclusively at the Benton County Historical Society

Bentonville, Benton County, Arkansas

In 2011, the QSCR was officially sanctioned by the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee for it's educational and historic value.

The only public special collections in         America based solely on the

     Kansas-Missouri border wars

Please note:  The site is currently being updated and going through changes
JESSE & FRANK JAMES
              FAMILY
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THE PARTISANS

THE CONFEDERATES

THE UNION

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THE BLOODLINES

THOSE WHO ENDURED
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*Over thirty teachers guides from elementary to college curriculums

*Award winning books from renowned and respected award winning authors of the Kansas-Missouri border wars

*Lesson plans that span a plethora of subjects within the Kansas-Missouri border wars such as Bleeding Kansas, the Border Wars and Quantrill and his men that allows students to seek deeper meaning and understanding of the times and events.

*See the actual places and battlegrounds where the QSCR Members were! Historical Sites takes you to places like Baxter Springs, KS., Centralia, MO., Lawrence, KS. and Osceola, MO. The different tours gives you a good look at the Lone Jack battlefield at Lone Jack, Missouri, Constitution Hall in Lecompton, Kansas, the Confederate Home and Cemetery at Higginsville, Missouri and the site of the Hawn's Mill massacre in Caldwell County, Missouri.

*Authentic museum items are housed in the BCHS. See a piece of the very first Democratic headquarters in Lecompton, Kansas, Civil War bullets and a bayonet piece and a copy of "Civil War on the Border" from 1890 among other historic items.

*Sketches and biographies of many of the players in this time of our history. Capt. Bill Anderson, Jesse James, General JO Shelby, John Brown, Henry Pate and David Rice Atchison are among the many names you can find to read about and research!

PLUS...access to the Official Reports, northwest Arkansas men who served with Quantrill, and more!

ADDITIONAL HISTORY NEW TO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS!!

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BATTLE OF ISLAND MOUND

SAND CREEK MASSACRE

HAWN'S MILL MASSACRE

Benton County
Historical Society

306 NW 2nd Street

Bentonville, Arkansas  72712

479 - 273 - 3561

The QSCR logo and name Copyright 2019 - 2020

All original artwork is the property of Matthew Van Horn and Richard L. Stewart

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