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This sepia colored portrait shows Luke F. Parsons. Parsons, "a soldier under John Brown", fought at the battle of Black Jack near Baldwin City, Kansas, on June 2, 1856 and later at the battle of Osawatomie on August 30, 1856. Parsons missed the attack on October 16, 1859 at the federal arsenal in Harpers Ferry, Virginia, that lead to the conviction and death by hanging of abolitionist John Brown. Prior to the attack, Parsons had returned to Kansas territory.

Date: February 22, 1909

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Item Number: 213440
Call Number: P Parsons, Luke F. *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213440

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