Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Bates County Museum Presents Larry Wood, Author “Bushwhacker Belles”

Larry Wood will appear at the Museum on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 10:00 am for a program centered on his book, “Bushwhacker Belles.” The public is invited to this free event to hear some lively tales about the women whose lives intertwined with those of the famous, and infamous, Bushwhackers of the Civil War era. A Donation Luncheon will be served immediately following the program.

Larry makes his home in Joplin. He’s researched and written about the Civil War for many years and has a strong passion for the Civil War and Ozarks history. Other books Larry’s written include, The Civil War on the Lower Missouri-Kansas Border, Noted Guerrillas of the Civil War in Missouri, and Other Noted Guerrillas of the Civil War in Missouri. He has also contributed articles to publications such as Show Me the Ozarks Magazine, the Ozarks Mountaineer, Missouri Life, and Ozarks Reader. 

Mr.Wood is a member of the Joplin Writers Guild, Missouri Writers’ Guild, the Ozarks Writers League, and the Joplin Genealogy Society.