From Cyrus Leland, Jr. to Dear Mother

Title: From Cyrus Leland, Jr. to Dear Mother
Description: Cyrus Leland, Jr. writes a letter from Leavenworth, Kansas to his mother in Troy, Kansas on September 2, 1863. He disputes a rumor that Maj. Preston Plumb had displayed cowardice during Quantrill’s Raid on Lawrence: “It is all wrong about him. . . I was with him and saw all.” He also mentions that some people are trying to have Gen. Ewing removed from his position.
Date original: September 2, 1863
Owning organization: Kansas Historical Society
Document Type: letter
Publication Statement: Misc.: Leland, Cyrus Jr., Letters 1862-1864, Item 27
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Page Type: Digital Repository Object
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