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Artistic interpretations of Quantrill's Raid

Lawrence massacre-inspired artwork ranges from thoroughly researched historical representations to juxtaposition of characters from the day into modern scenes. In nearly all interpretations, mayhem, blood and fire reign supreme. Take a look at this gallery of different artistic depictions of Quantrill's Raid.

Image courtesy of KansasMemory.org, Kansas State Historical Society. "The Lawrence Massacre," black and white illustration of Quantrill's raid that appeared in the Sept. 5, 1863, issue of Harper's Weekly magazine. Artist unknown.

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