Aubry Post, Kansas

An 1874 plat of Aubry, Kansas. Courtesy of the Johnson County Museum.

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Aubry, Kansas was a small town in Johnson County that housed a Union military post during the Civil War. It is best known for being the target of William Clarke Quantrill's Raiders in an 1862 attack. The raiders killed three citizens and looted the town, and it was one of the precursors of Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence. Today, Aubry is a township in southeast Johnson County with approximately 5,400 residents.