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This autobiography consists of two sections titled "Border War, Kansas Territory, 1856" and "Hickory Point." Sketches and watercolors by Reader accompany portions of the text. The Border War section describes events in which Reader participated as part of a free state militia. This section provides detail about Reader's militia activities, as well as his contact with John Brown and Aaron Stevens (Captain Whipple). The second section describes the Battle of Hickory Point, which occurred on September 13, 1856. The accounts in the autobiography are based on Reader's diaries.

Creator: Reader, Samuel James, 1836-1914
Date: 1896

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Item Number: 90540
Call Number: Samuel Reader Coll. #483 Box 4 Folder 2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90540

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