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In this small collection, Alex E. Case, a state representative from Marion, Kansas, describes his experiences in Kansas in the 1860s. He recounts a conversation with an Irish immigrant named Sallie Young, who told Case about her encounter with Quantrill's raiders as they rode towards Lawrence. Case also relates his memories of the Cheyenne Indian raids on Marion in 1868 and shares stories about his neighbors A. A. Moore and William Henry Roberts. A searchable transcription is available by clicking "Text Version" below. Funds for digitization provided by Mr. Steve Peckel in memory of William Chalfant.
Date: 1866 - 1917
Item Number: 46969
Call Number: Manuscripts Collection Miscellaneous, Carr - Cat
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 46969
Collections - Manuscript - Miscellaneous - Misc.: Carr-Cat - Case, Alex E.
Date - 1861-1869
Date - 1910s
Military - Wars - Civil War - Quantrill's raid
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Reminiscence
People - American Indians - Tribes - Cheyenne
People - Notable People - Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865
Places - Cities and towns - Marion
Places - Counties - Marion
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Reminiscences and Memoirs