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Elias Snyder, son of Ely Snyder, interview with William E. Connelley on the Marais des Cygnes Massacre, May 19th, 1858; William C. Quantrill; John Brown on the Snyder Claim; James Montgomery; Marshall Cleveland, and the last of the Jayhawkers. Lawrence, Kan., 1942.
The accounts in this collection relate to Reuben Randlett's experiences in the 1856 sacking of Lawrence, Kansas; his activities as a spy among the raiders; the Battle of Black Jack; the dissolution of the Free State legislature in Topeka on July 4, 1856; and Randlett's captivity by William C. Quantrill in 1862. The collection also includes a photograph of Randlett.
This collection consists of a single, three-page typescript reminiscence by Caroline Updegraff Parker, relating the experiences of her brother William W. Updegraff and her own family in Osawatomie, Kansas from 1855 to 1869, as well as a photograph of her brother William later in his life.
- Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
- Black Jack, Battle of, Black Jack, Kan., 1856. 1
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas -- Osawatomie 1
- Guerrilla warfare 1
- Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- 19th century 1
- Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 1
- Marais des Cygnes Massacre, 1858 1
- Osawatomie (Kan.) -- History 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Underground movements 1 ∧ less
- Brown, John, 1800-1859 4
- Connelley, William Elsey, 1855-1930 2
- Brown, Frederick, 1830-1856 1
- Cleveland, Marshall 1
- Montgomery, James, 1814-1871 1