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Leigh R. Webber to Miss Brown

Dates: May 28, 1862-May 29, 1862

Creator: Webber, L. R.

A letter written by Leigh R. Webber from "Steamer Robert Campbell Jr. near Liberty Mo.," is addressed to Miss Brown, a daughter of John Stillman Brown, a Unitarian minister who lived west of Lawrence, Kansas. Webber describes how his fellow troops have become more experienced soldiers "who fight for liberty and law." He discusses the march from Fort Riley to Fort Leavenworth and conditions on the boat that was taking them further south. He also mentiones William Brown's new law position with former Kansas Territory governor Wilson Shannon.

  • Leigh R. Webber to Miss Brown
  • Leigh R. Webber to Miss Brown
  • Leigh R. Webber to Miss Brown
  • Leigh R. Webber to Miss Brown
Leigh R. Webber to Miss Brown