Border War Tour: A Traveler’s Guide to Civil War Sites on the Missouri/Kansas Border

Jonathan a Jones

Border War Tour: A Traveler's Guide to Civil War Sites on the Missouri/Kansas Border
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Border War Tour: A Traveler’s Guide to Civil War Sites on the Missouri/Kansas Border

Jonathan a Jones

The Missouri/Kansas Border is full of sites where Civil War events occurred. Some of these locations are well-known, while others are just spots on the road where key events in the Civil War took place. Border War Tour gives those with an interest in local history a guidebook as to where these sites, all within driving distance of Kansas City, are located. Whether you are a history buff or just want to get out of the house, this guidebook provides all that is needed to see and understand the sites that greatly impacted local history during the Civil War. Presented in chronological order as the events occurred, Border War Tour leads the reader through the history of the conflict on the border, beginning with the Bleeding Kansas Era, to the Lawrence Massacre, all the way to the end of the Civil War. The story of each site is presented with an explanation that includes color maps and images, which help the traveler to fully understand the event itself, as well as the impact it had on both sides of the state line. Border War Tour is a must-have for those interested in the Civil War and its impact on the Kansas City area. The explanations and images included in the book bring the locations to life for visitors and remote readers alike.

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