Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Leigh R. Webber to Miss Brown - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

This letter, written by Leigh R. Webber from Gibson County, West Tennessee, was addressed to Miss Brown, a daughter of John Stillman Brown, a Unitarian minister who lived west of Lawrence. Webber discussed insubordination among the troops. He also expressed his opinions on the political situation in the South and conflicting views on slavery. Webber described camp life and the role of individual black army staff. The final portion of his letter said that the draft would soon begin in Kansas.

Creator: Webber, L. R.
Date: August 12, 1862

Bookbag Share Print

Leigh R. Webber to Miss Brown - 1Leigh R. Webber to Miss Brown - 2Leigh R. Webber to Miss Brown - 3Leigh R. Webber to Miss Brown - 4Leigh R. Webber to Miss Brown - 5Leigh R. Webber to Miss Brown - 6Leigh R. Webber to Miss Brown - 7Leigh R. Webber to Miss Brown - 8

Leigh R. Webber to Miss Brown - 1

Item Number: 220254
Call Number: John Stillman Brown Coll. #300, Box 2, Correspondence July-Dec., 1862
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 220254

Copyright © 2007-2017 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.