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A letter written by Leigh R. Webber from Trenton, Tennessee, likely addressed to a member of the John Stillman Brown family. Webber describes a "jayhawking trip" his regiment took to take goods and food from a local Confederate family. He discusses the treatment of slaves and escaped slaves, both by Confederate locals and his fellow Union troops. A portion of the letter states Webber's opinions on James H. Lane's efforts to arm African-American troops in Kansas.

Creator: Webber, L. R.
Date: September 20, 1862

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Item Number: 220257
Call Number: John Stillman Brown Coll. #300, Box 2, Correspondence July-Dec., 1862
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 220257

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