Account of killing of Larkin Milton Skaggs, a Quantrill raider
Account of eye witness J. M. Henry of Lawrence who saw the killing of Skaggs; gives circumstantial account of capture and execution of Quantrill sic] raider.
- Phillips, A. W., Mrs. (Person)
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Biography of Larkin Milton Skaggs
Larkin Skaggs was born in 1831 in Green County Kentucky. He was a Baptist preacher who rode with William Quantrill's raiders during the Civil War. He was the only one of Quantrill's raiders killed when they burned the city of Lawrence, Kansas. He died August 21, 1863.
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Mrs. Phillips is credited for retelling the account on a slip of paper accompanying the manuscript.
RH MS P118
- Guide to the Mrs. A.W. Phillips Collection
- Account of killing of Larkin Milton Skaggs, a Quantrill raider
- kpz 24 January 1973 mg 2004
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Mrs. A.W. Phillips Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P118, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas