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An article on page 2 of this issue of The Kansas State Journal, Lawrence, Kansas, announces the start of the Civil War with the headline "The War Commenced!" Other articles in this issue report on the bombardment of Fort Sumter and the presidential proclamation calling for 75,000 volunteers.
Creator: The Kansas State Journal
Date: April 18, 1861
Item Number: 211765
Call Number: Microfilm L2968
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211765
Business and Industry - Media/Communications - Newspaper
Date - 1861-1869 - 1861
Military - Wars - Civil War
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Newspaper
Places - Cities and towns - Lawrence
Places - Counties - Douglas
Thematic Time Period - Civil War, 1861-1865
Type of Material - Newspapers