Chris Edwards Bio
Chris Edwards is a historian, author, and musician who earned his Masters’ Degree in history from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
A few of Chris' accomplishments have included coauthoring (with Dick Titterington) the book: Quantrill's Revenge: A Comprehensive Tour Guide to Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence, Kansas, published in 2018.
Chris also wrote, produced, and performed a historical/musical stage production titled: "Bloody Bill Rides", which highlights the short life of Missouri guerrilla, Captain William T. "Bloody Bill" Anderson. The show was performed in Centralia, Boonville, and Columbia MO.
In 1996, Chris was asked by the surviving James family to serve as a pallbearer, at the third re-interment of Jesse James to his current resting place.
He is an active member of numerous historical organizations including the Sons of Confederate Veterans, The Quantrill Society, and the Civil War Round Table of Kansas City.
Chris recently finished writing a manuscript about the Lawrence Raid. He will share his findings with us at the dinner meeting on August 27th.