Most of the men who fought with William Quantrill didn’t own slaves. They were just Missouri farm boys who wanted to be left alone, raise families and run farms of their own. What caused them to turn into the so called “bloodthirsty savages” they later became? Join with the fictional Lydia Warner Rowe as she determines to answer that very same question two years after the end of the War Between the States.
(From the journal of Lydia Warner Rowe)