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Hugh A. Cook with his wife and children

Lamon, W. H.

Portrait of Mr. & Mrs. Hugh A. Cook with three children and their dog. Cook was the second Sheriff of Franklin County, Kansas. Photo taken by W. H. Lamon of Lawrence, Kansas.


John M. Cain to Charles L. Mosley

Cain, John M.

A letter written by John M. Cain, late Captain Co. G and formerly 1st Lieutenant Co. B, 83rd US Colored Infantry, late 2nd Kansas Colored Infantry, Atchison, Kansas, dated March 12, 1866, to Charles L. Mosley, McFall, Gentry County, Missouri. The letter reports the death of Sergeant John P. Mosley, who was a member of Company D, 13th Regiment Kansas Volunteers and later assigned to duty with the 2nd Kansas Colored Infantry. When Mosley entered the military on August 21, 1862, he was 22 years old, married, a resident of Atchison, Kansas, and employed as a blacksmith. He was promoted to corporal on September 29, 1862, and sergeant on September 1, 1863. On November 16, 1863, Mosley was assigned to the 2nd Kansas Colored Volunteers. While serving with the 2nd Kansas Colored, he was wounded, left on the field, and taken prisoner by the Confederates at the Battle of Jenkin's Ferry, Arkansas. Mosley died at Princeton, Arkansas, while a prisoner of war on May 9, 1864.


B.F. Dawson to Colonel of the Second Kansas militia

Dawson, B.F.

This letter is from B.F. Dawson to the Colonel of the Second Kansas Militia, in Topeka, Kansas. The letter contains Dawson's recollections of the Battle of the Blue, which happened on October 22, 1864, in Jackson County, Missouri. Dawson wrote the letter in Topeka, Kansas.

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