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Kansas. Militia


Found in 5 Records:

Anna G. (Smith) Irvin's memories of early days in Kansas

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P68

Reminiscences of early days near Blue Mound. Recounts family's departure from England and trip West. Describes pioneer life in Douglas County, raids during the civil War, and Indians in the area. A 4-page "Excerpt" and map is included with the account.

Dates: 1935

Edward D. Thompson correspondence

Call Number: RH MS P162

Henry John Weltmer papers

Call Number: RH MS 23
Scope and Contents

The collection contains records, papers and photographs of Weltmer's military and business careers, along with family papers and memorabilia. Over the years, Weltmer kept copies of war correspondence and journals of the 137th Infantry and later the 130th Field Artillery activities. These records are a part of the collection. For additional photographs from the Henry J. Weltmer collection, see RH Ms-P23.

Dates: 1905 - 1956

"Kansas Pre-War Army"

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P994
Overview The Arthur William (A.W.) Cunningham collection contains a brief typewritten history of pre-Civil War Kansas, as well as muster rolls for the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Regiments of the Kansas territorial militia in 1855-1856. The collection also mentions the Wakarusa War, a conflict between pro-slavery and Free State militias that occurred near Lawrence, Kansas between November 21 and December 8, 1855. A.W. Cunningham compiled this collection after discovering the...
Dates: September 1939

Samuel M. Strickler collection

Call Number: RH MS P157

Samuel Strickler was Brigadier General of the Kansas Militia in the early 1860s during the United States' Civil War. Most of this collection pertains to organizing militia companies in Kansas; there are also two photographs in the collection.

Dates: 1863, circa 1860s-1870s

Additional filters:

Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Armories -- Kansas -- Hiawatha 1
Bonds -- United States 1
Camp Joseph T. Robinson (Ark.) 1
Civil service -- Kansas 1