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This is a portrait of Charles Ransford Jennison, Colonel of the Fifteenth Kansas Volunteer Cavalry. Jennison was commisioned a Colonel, for the second time during the Civil War, by Kansas Governor Thomas Carney shortly after William Quantrill and his raiders attacked Lawrence, Kansas, on the night of August 21, 1863. During this period, Col. Jennison commanded a brigade made up of both militia and volunteers from Kansas.
Creator: Addis' Brothers
Date: Between 1861 and 1865
Jennison's portrait might be used to introduce students to the story of Charles R. Jennison and his actions in Kansas, both before, during, and after the Civil War. In addition, Jennison's portrait can be used when discussing the recruitment of volunteer regiments in Kansas during the Civil War.
KS: 7th: 2.6.: important events in Kansas during the Civil War
Item Number: 211289
Call Number: B Jennison, Charles R *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211289
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Military
Collections - Photograph
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1854 to 1865 (Benchmark 2) - Civil War in Kansas (Indicator 6) - Price's Invasion
Date - 1861-1869
Military - Wars - Civil War - Kansas Units - US Volunteers - 15th Kansas Volunteer Cavalry
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph - Carte-de-visite
People - Notable Kansans - Jennison, Charles Ransford, 1834-1884
Places - Cities and towns - Leavenworth
Places - Counties - Leavenworth
Thematic Time Period - Civil War, 1861-1865
Type of Material - Photographs - Format - Carte de visite