From Thomas A. Carney to J.M. Schofield

Title: From Thomas A. Carney to J.M. Schofield
Creator: Thomas A. Carney
Description: This letter, dated September 3, 1863, is from Kansas Gov. Thomas A. Carney in Leavenworth, Kansas to Maj. Gen. J.M. Schofield, Commanding Department of the Missouri. Carney declares his intent to avenge Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence. He tells Schofield that on September 9, "the doers of these bloody deeds, their aiders and abettors, shall be steadily pursued and surely punished." He thanks Schofield for sending arms to help citizens defend themselves against future raids, and he offers to "place the military of the State at your disposal."
Date original: September 3, 1863
Owning organization: Kenneth Spencer Research Library
Document Type: letter
Publication Statement: Thomas A. Carney Family Papers, Folder 20
Organization location: For more information on using this image, contact the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at: The University of Kansas, Lawrence KS 66045, Phone: (785) 864-4334, E-mail: Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Kenneth Spencer Research Library. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Kenneth Spencer Research Library.
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