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Quantrill's raid on Lawrence appears in popular video game


December 14, 2018

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Once again, Lawrence's most famous historic event makes an appearance in popular culture.

William Quantrill's attack on Lawrence makes a brief appearance in the extremely popular video game "Red Dead Redemption 2," a western-themed, open-world game set just before the turn of the 20th century. The game's story follows a gang of bandits through a fictionalized version of the American west in the dying days of the outlaw era, the Lawrence Journal-World reported .

In the game, players can find a letter from a man named William Marcus Anderson, which mentions an attack o...

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