A State Divided Speaker Series

Just Following Orders: Escape from Guerrilla Warfare in 1863

Sunday, June 14th, from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at the Jesse James Farm & Museum

civilwardress.jpgDee Miller will share her tale, based on the real life 1863 raid on Lawrence Kansas, of a family caught in the midst of guerrilla warfare near the Kansas-Missouri border. This multi-media, interactive, kid-friendly program introduces Miller's characters, young Joshua and his family, and the turmoil that they faced when Order No. 11 was issued in response to aggression by pro-Confederate guerrillas. After the program, Ms. Miller will be signing copies of her book, Just Following Orders: Escape from Guerilla Warfare in 1863 in the museum's lobby.


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contact us

Public Services Division
Historic Sites

Elizabeth Gilliam-Beckett

Clay County Historic Sites
21216 James Farm Rd.
Kearney, Missouri 64060

phone: (816) 736-8500
fax: (816) 736-8501

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