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John Allen Mathews a pro-slavery supporter from Labette County, who conducted several raids against Free Staters in southeast Kansas, was killed by the 6th Kansas Cavalry under the command of James G. Blunt near Chetopa, Kansas on September 18, 1861.

Date: Between 1851 and 1861

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John A. Matthews death can be used to discuss the continuation of clashes between supporters of slavery and opponents of slavery during the Civil War. In addition, Matthews portrait might be combined with the drawing of Gen. James Blunt's court martial to facilitate discussion about violence and justice in Kansas during the Civil War.

KS: 7th: 2.6.: important events in Kansas during the Civil War

Item Number: 210774
Call Number: B Mathews, John A. *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210774

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