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Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Women's prison in Kansas City collapses
General Thomas Ewing, Jr.
Thursday, August 13, 1863
A women’s prison in Kansas City, Missouri, collapses, killing five women, including the sister of Missouri guerilla “Bloody” Bill Anderson. The women were jailed due to General Thomas Ewing, Jr.’s order to arrest those thought to give aid to Confederate guerillas.