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A letter written by Leigh R. Webber from "Steamer Robert Campbell Jr. near Liberty Mo.," is addressed to Miss Brown, a daughter of John Stillman Brown, a Unitarian minister who lived west of Lawrence, Kansas. Webber describes how his fellow troops have become more experienced soldiers "who fight for liberty and law." He discusses the march from Fort Riley to Fort Leavenworth and conditions on the boat that was taking them further south. He also mentiones William Brown's new law position with former Kansas Territory governor Wilson Shannon.

Creator: Webber, L. R.
Date: May 28, 1862-May 29, 1862

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Item Number: 220253
Call Number: John Stillman Brown Coll. #300, Box 2, Correspondence Jan.-June, 1862
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 220253

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