Videos

The following videos are all related to the Civil War in Missouri and Kansas and are the sole property of their creators. They are shown here for educational and informational purposes only. While this list is clearly not a comprehensive one, it does give some fine examples of various aspects of the American Civil War as it relates to Missouri and Kansas, not only during the war, but before and afterwards as well.

The Border War

The Border War

In this Johnson County Library documentary, Historians Dianne Mutti Burke, Katie Armitage, and Jeremy Neely explain how the the Border War spread beyond "Bleeding Kansas" to Missouri during the Civil War. This video is part of the Library's LEGACIES OF THE CIVIL WAR series. For more information, go to: www.jocolibrary.org/civilwar

Civil War in Kansas

Overview of the Civil War in Kansas by Arnold Schofield

Arnold Schofield, retired National Park Service Historian at Fort Scott National Historic Site and retired Superintendent of the Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site, presented "An Overview of the Civil War in Kansas" to a luncheon audience at the Wichita Pachyderm Club June 19, 2015.

Civil Warriors: Families at War

Civil Warriors: Families at War

Civil Warriors: Families at War : http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/ The descendants of ordinary Americans go on an epic journey in search of new insights into their ancestors' Civil War experiences.

Secret Lives of Some Civil War Soldiers

The Secret Lives of Some Civil War Soldiers

Hundreds of women secretly joined the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. Some women were brazen enough to enlist as self-appointed officers, or double as female spies. From: CIVIL WAR 360: The Union http://bit.ly/1qDEoJA

Lawrence Massacre and Guerrilla War

The Civil War: Lawrence Massacre & Guerilla War

Preview - Full Program Airs September 21, 2013 at 6pm & 10pm and September 22, 2013 at 11am ET - For More Information: http://www.c-span.org/History/Events/The-Civil-War-Lawrence-Massacre-amp-Guerilla-War/10737441297/

Dred Scott Case

The Dred Scott Decision Explained: US History Review

A focused video lecture explaining the Supreme Court case, Scott vs Sandford (1857), better known as the Dred Scott Decision. In this 12 minute video we look at the facts of the case, the court's rational and decision and most importantly the immediate and important effect this court case had on the nation as it slid towards Civil War.

The Kansas-Nebraska Act

The Kansas-Nebraska Act.

In this Johnson County Library documentary, Historians Dianne Mutti Burke, Katie Armitage, and Jeremy Neely explain how the The Kansas-Nebraska Act lead to "Bleeding Kansas." This video is part of the Library's LEGACIES OF THE CIVIL WAR series. For more information, go to: www.jocolibrary.org/civilwar

Bushwhackers & Outlaws

Missouri's Civil War Bushwhackers & Outlaws

In the border state of Missouri, the conflict over states' rights and slavery led to a bloody guerilla war in which good guys were hard to find and outlaws were celebrated as heroes. Today, the Show-Me State offers travelers no shortage of stories of the bandits who shaped the Civil War and the Wild West Era.

Price’s Missouri Raid of 1864

Chicago Civil War Round Table March 2014 - Barnhart/Eickhoff on Price's 1864 Raid

Aaron Barnhart and Diane Eickhoff on: "Price's 1864 Raid" Arguably, the Civil War started in Missouri in the years before Secession, with the fighting in Bloody Kansas. Here John Brown, William Quantrill and Jesse James carved their names into the history books.

Introduction to the Battle of Black Jack

Introduction to the Battle of Black Jack

The Battle of Black Jack. Early in the pre-dawn hours of June 2, l856, a group of Kansas Free Staters, led by the controversial abolitionist John Brown, moved quietly across the prairie a few miles east of present-day Baldwin City, Kansas.

Guerrilla Warfare in the American Civil War

Guerrilla Warfare in the American Civil War

Dr. Barton A. Myers of Washington & Lee University, spoke at this Tredegar Society event about the instances and effects of guerrilla warfare during the Civil War. Myers highlighted the "sanctioned" raiders like John H. Morgan and John S. Mosby as well as the notorious "Bloody" Bill Anderson.

John Brown and Bleeding Kansas

John Brown and bleeding Kansas Documentary

Uploaded by VideoCorrespondence on 2013-03-25.