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Bloody Bill Anderson

the short, savage life of a Civil War guerrilla

by Albert E. Castel

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • West (U.S.),
  • Missouri
    • Subjects:
    • Anderson, William T.,
    • Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865.,
    • Guerrillas -- Missouri -- Biography.,
    • Soldiers -- Missouri -- Biography.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Underground movements.,
    • West (U.S.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Underground movements.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlbert Castel and Thomas Goodrich.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsGoodrich, Th.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE470.45.A53 C37 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3419659M
      ISBN 100700614346
      LC Control Number2005036177

      Bloody Bill Anderson was a prominent Confederate guerrilla chieftain in the conflict that engulfed Missouri during the war. Along with the likes of Quantrill, the Youngers, Frank James, Anderson’s brand of warfare involved ambush, rape, espionage, arson, infighting, scalping, beheading, torture, theft, ethnic vendetta, and even outright massacre.   Buy a cheap copy of Bloody Bill Anderson: The Short, Savage book by Thomas Goodrich. Nowhere was the Civil War as savage as it was in Missouri-and nowhere did it produce a killer more savage than William Anderson. For a .

      The following is a selected list of books, articles, and manuscripts about William T. "Bloody Bill" Anderson in the research centers of The State Historical Society of Missouri. The Society’s call numbers follow the citations in brackets. All links will open in a new tab. Article in the Missouri Historical Review. Wood, Larry.   The Hunt for Bloody Bill Anderson. Series: Widowmaker, Book 2 ; By William E. McClintock. Somebody asked me one time what book or movie I thought best represented my life. It was an interesting thing to ask but I had no interesting answer, so I more or less shrugged it off. That little pop psychology question rolled around inside my head.

      The Story of Bloody Bill Anderson (part 1) Al Colombo, Author There’s one thing you quickly find out while researching the many stories of the Old West, some of the most interesting true life tales from our own historic past involve people you never heard of- . Longley’s Bloody Bill Anderson Mystery Group on J “ Francis M Richardson was a carpenter as shown in the Grayson County Texas Census. Richeson, Richerson, Richardson originally from Taylor County, Size: 1MB.


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Bloody Bill Anderson by Albert E. Castel Download PDF EPUB FB2

The reader who like this book about Bloody Bill Anderson, may want to read Cumberland Blood: Champ Ferguson's Personal War". Champ was one of only two men executed after the Civil War for the atrocities that he committed and his war crimes.

Bloody Bill Anderson book by: 7. "Bloody Bill Anderson: The Short, Savage Life of a Civil War Guerrilla" was a great book from beginning to end. Civil War literature is severely lacking in anything about Bill Anderson relying more on legend and myth than real life.4/5. Bloody Bill Anderson: The Short, Savage Life of a Civil War Guerrilla, by Albert Castel and Thomas Goodrich, Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania,pages, $ Americans like to think of their Civil War as a gentlemen’s disagreement, remarkably free from the barbarity and senseless killing that characterized Author: Historynet Staff.

Bloody Bill Anderson summary: William T. Anderson was born in to William C. Anderson and Martha Anderson, who bore six children. It was said that as a child he was well behaved. Though he claimed Missouri as his native state, his place of birth is uncertain but likely it was Kentucky.

For a brief but dramatic period, "Bloody Bill" played the leading role in the most violent arena of the entire war—and did so with a vicious abandon that spread fear throughout the land.

A name associated with William Quantrill and Jesse James, Bloody Bill Anderson was known for never taking prisoners.

Born in Kentucky in before moving to Missouri and eventually living in Kansas when the Civil War started, Bill Anderson soon earned the nom de plume “Bloody Bill.”. An unusual event made a guerrilla out of William Anderson. His family had been living in Council Grove, Territory of Kansas at the start of the William Quantrill’s raid on Aubry, Kansas on March 7.

Things got hot for Bloody Bill's men after the Centralia massacre. The furious Federals turned to a year-old former army scout named Samuel Cox to hunt Anderson : American Experience. Two of my works, “Bloody Bill Anderson” and “Archie Clement and the Uncivil War” seek to give the reader a feel for the reality, the brutality, of war in Another, “Cole Younger”, describes why this survivor of the Civil War in Missouri, had little choice but to turn to outlawry.

Josephine Anderson was among the fatalities. Martha Anderson survived but her legs were crushed. This tragedy drove Anderson to the acts that earned him the moniker "Bloody Bill." Quantrill was known to spare numerous men, yet "Bloody Bill" never showed any mercy. Anderson carried a silken cord which displayed a knot for each Yankee life he took.

BLOODY BILL AND SOME FIVE OR SIX OF HIS ASSOCIATES IN CRIME came dashing considerably in the advance of their line and their chieftain Anderson, with one other supposed to be Lieut.

Rains, son of rebel Gen. Rains, charged fearlessly through our lines and were both unhorsed close in our rear. William C. "Bloody Bill" Anderson - Below is one of the articles written by Brownwood Banner - Bulletin staff writer Henry C.

Fuller after Interviewing William C. "Bloody Bill" Anderson of Quantrill's Guerrillas of the Civil War at his home at Salt Creek, Brown County, Texas in   William T. "Bloody Bill" Anderson Credit The State Historical Society of Missouri Then, inexplicably, Anderson, with just one other man in tow, dashed recklessly through the federal line.

Two shots rang out; a pair of minié balls burrowed deep into Anderson’s brain. From two of the foremost historians of the Civil War in the West comes this first book-length account of Bill Anderson and the Centralia Massacre. They trace how a seemingly pleasant young man from Missouri was turned into a psychopathic murderer by a combination of personality, circumstance, accidents of war, and opportunity.

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In a book titled “The Killer Legions of Quantrill” was written by Carl Breihan, in the book a previously unpublished (see below) photo of William “Bloody Bill” Anderson, the famous Missouri Partisan, and a man identified tentatively as Confederate General Joseph Orville (Jo) photograph immediately stirred controversy, as many felt the photo depicted.

Lieutenant Bill Anderson and Miss Bush Smith were actually married on March 2, just before Anderson left to go back to Missouri for the spring campaign. Another Sherman resident recalled afterwards, "One of Quantrill's captains married a popular young lady of Sherman, and was afterwards killed in guerrilla warfare.".

"Bloody Bill Anderson: The Short, Savage Life of a Civil War Guerrilla" was a great book from beginning to end. Civil War literature is severely lacking in anything about Bill Anderson relying more on legend and myth than real life.

This book corrects some of that. I enjoyed every minute of :   Bill Anderson Gets His New Name. It was this encounter where Anderson was dubbed “Bloody” Bill Anderson, and the name stuck, McCarter said.

After the dust settled a bit, Quantrill made mention of the fact that Anderson appeared to enjoy himself during the firefight.

Relatives of William T. Anderson, known as "Bloody Bill" By Glynda J at This may help as far as relatives of Bloody Bill Anderson,who was William on born ,son of William Anderson and Martha Thomasson. They may be found on the Census of Randolph County,MO.

and also on the Agnes City Census of Kansas in. The portion dealing with Anderson's death is based on the premise that Wm. Anderson, of Brownwood, Texas, was telling the truth in his interview, in which he claimed to be "Bloody Bill." There is a mountain of documentation that his story was false, and absolutely nothing (other than his own story) to support it.

William T. Anderson ( – Octo ), better known as "Bloody Bill," was one of the deadliest and most brutal pro-Confederate guerrilla leaders in the American Civil on led a band of Missouri Partisan rangers* that targeted Union loyalists and Federal soldiers in Missouri and Kansas.The Hunt for Bloody Bill Anderson book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Saddles up where Widowmaker leaves off a fast draw fo Author: William E. Mcclintock. Bloody Bill Anderson is a historical fiction novel of a real person that did unreal acts.

Name bad men in history, Caligula - Hitler - Charles Manson, more? You may have your own list of heartless maniacal killers.

Add to your list and mine, Bloody Bill Anderson for he was a ruthless, vicious : Infinity Publishing.