Bald Knobbers: Vigilantes on the Ozarks Fronier.
This is a comprehensive account of the activities of this vigilante group in the 1880’s in Taney County, Missouri. The roots of its origins began with struggles along the region’s border during the Civil War. Theirs was a violent campaign for law and order, and is a fascinating story--neighbors against neighbors. It was an important part of the history of southern Missouri and Northwest Arkansas and the Civil War activities of the area.
This paperback book is by Elmo Ingenthron and Mary Hartman and Paperback. It includes photos and illustrations and is 320 pages
If you are in the area, this book is also available at the Talbot Library Bookstore located at:
P.O. Box 349
500 So. Colcord Ave
Colcord, OK 74338