From John Stillman Brown to John L. Rupur

Title: From John Stillman Brown to John L. Rupur
Description: On September 1, 1863, John Stillman Brown writes a letter to John L. Rupur about Quantrill's August 21 Raid on Lawrence. He lists the names of friends who were killed in the raid, and describes watching the bushwhackers from a hill west of Lawrence "as they went to their work of death, burning and plunder." He also mentions seeing "the brave" Gen. James Henry Lane.
Date original: September 1, 1863
Owning organization: Kansas Historical Society
Document Type: letter
Publication Statement: John Stillman Brown Collection
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Page Type: Digital Repository Object
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