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John Henry Vansickle papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P170
Overview

This collection consists of letters describing incidents of the border raids during the Kansas Territory-Missouri border wars just before the United States' Civil War in detail, including references to John Brown, William Quantrill, Jim Montgomery, and Fort Scott. The collection also includes a deed to land in McLean County, Illinois owned by Vansickle.

Dates: 1858 - 1863

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  • Language: English X
  • Subject: Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 X
  • Subject: Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Subject: Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas -- Bourbon County X