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Collection of George Ellis, First Lieutenant, Company I, 12th Kansas Infantry materials

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P132
Overview Biography of George Ellis written in 1953 by Howard C. Raynesford titled George Ellis, First Lieutenant, Company I, 12th Kansas Infantry. Ellis served as Lieutenant in the Kansas Infantry during the Civil War and was killed in battle. Ellis County and the town of Ellis in Kansas was named in his honor. Also included is a genealogy of the Ellis family, a photograph, and a photocopy of his military commission. Raynesford also gives a brief account of the...
Dates: 1862, 1953

Letters and notes about border raids in Lawrence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P160
Overview

This collection consists of letters and notes from Samuel F. Tappan sent to William E. Connelley regarding Tappan's involvement with and recollection of the territorial border wars in Kansas. The letters were written a half-century after the fact.

Dates: 1901

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  • Subject: Lawrence (Kan.) -- History X
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  • Subject: Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories X

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Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 1
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Abbott, James Burnett, 1818-1897 1
Black Kettle, -1868 (Cheyenne chief) 1
Branson, Jacob 1
Connelley, William Elsey, 1855-1930 1
Ellis, George, 1832-1864 1