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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

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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

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