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A portrait of Hugh Dunn Fisher, a Methodist minister that settled in Lawrence, Kansas, during the Civil War. He served as chaplain of the Fifth Kansas Volunteer Cavalry. Fisher survived Quantrill's raid by hiding in a cellar under his home. He wrote a autobiography "the Gun and The Gospel".
Date: Between 1861 and 1865
The portrait of minister, raid survivor, and author ("The Gun and the Gospel") Hugh Dunn Fisher will help students put a "face" with the events directly related to Quantrill's raid on Lawrence. This will allow students to see that historical events involved actual people whose lives were often forever altered by their experiences.
KS: 7th: 2.6: important events in Kansas during the Civil War
Item Number: 211283
Call Number: B Fisher, Hugh Dunn *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211283
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Authors
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Religion - Ministers
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Religion - Christianity - Methodist
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1854 to 1865 (Benchmark 2) - Civil War in Kansas (Indicator 6) - Quantrillâ€™s Raid
Date - 1861-1869
Military - Wars - Civil War - Kansas Units - US Volunteers - 5th Kansas Volunteer Cavalry
Military - Wars - Civil War - Quantrill's raid
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Cities and towns - Lawrence
Places - Counties - Douglas
Thematic Time Period - Civil War, 1861-1865
Type of Material - Photographs