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1st Kansas Colored Infantry flag

1st Kansas Colored Infantry flag
Date: between 1862 and 1864
Blue silk regimental flag of the 1st Kansas Colored Infantry, the first African American regiment from a northern state in the Civil War. Recruitment began August 1862, although they weren't mustered into Federal service until January 13, 1863. They saw their first action at Island Mound, Mo., October 29, 1862. The flag bears the names of eight battle honors. In 1864 the regiment was redesignated the 79th United States Colored Regiment.


General J. Lane's house, Lawrence, Kansas. 323 miles west of St. Louis, Mo.

General J. Lane's house, Lawrence, Kansas. 323 miles west of St. Louis, Mo.
Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882
Date: 1867
THis stereograph showing James Henry Lane's house, Lawrence, Kansas. The Kansas River and the town of Lawrence are visible in the background. It is from Alexander Gardner's series, Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division.


General Lane escorting the legislature to Lecompton

General Lane escorting the legislature to Lecompton
Creator: Speer, John, 1817-1906
Date: December 1857
General James H. Lane escorting the legislature to Lecompton, copied from the Life of Gen. James H. Lane by John Speer.


James H. Lane

James H. Lane
Date: Between 1850s and 1860s
Unmounted tintype of a portrait of James. H. Lane. Lane served as president of the Topeka and Leavenworth constitutional conventions, and was one of Kansas' first U.S. senators.


James H. Lane material

James H. Lane material
Creator: Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866
Date: 1854-1910
Material relating to James H. Lane. Lane served as president of the Topeka and Leavenworth constitutional conventions and was elected one of the state's first U.S. senators. He raised the "Frontier Guard," recruited and commanded "Lane's Brigade" (the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Kansas Volunteers), and was responsible for forming the First Kansas Colored Volunteers, the first regiment of African American troops to see action on the side of the Union during the Civil War. Included in this material is an order from the War Department accepting the resignation of James H. Lane as recruiting commissioner, several certificates acknowledging Lane's service in the Third and Fifth Regiments of the Indiana Volunteers, and his appointments to the district courts of the state of Kansas. Several letters written by Lane are also included.


James Henry Lane

James Henry Lane
Creator: Brady, Mathew B., 1823 (ca.)-1896
Date: Between 1861 and 1866
This is a portrait of James Henry Lane, 1814-1866, United States senator from Kansas, 1861-1866. The photograph taken by renowned Civil War-era photographer Matthew Brady.


James Henry Lane

James Henry Lane
Creator: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Date: August 17, 1861
An illustration depicting James Henry Lane, 1814-1866, as copied from the August 17, 1861 issue of "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper."


James Henry Lane

James Henry Lane
Date: Between 1860 and 1866
An illustration of James Henry Lane, 1814-1866, United States senator from Kansas, 1861-1866.


James Henry Lane

James Henry Lane
Creator: Nichols, A. C.
Date: Between 1861 and 1866
Portrait of James Henry Lane, 1814-1866, United States senator from Kansas, 1861-1866. This photograph was removed from the Delahay manuscript collection.


James Henry Lane

James Henry Lane
Creator: Leonard, J. H.
Date: Between 1860 and 1866
Portrait of James Henry Lane, 1814-1866, United States senator from Kansas, 1861-1866.


James Henry Lane

James Henry Lane
Creator: Leonard, J. H.
Date: Between 1860 and 1866
Portrait of James Henry Lane, 1814-1866, United States senator from Kansas, 1861-1866.


James Henry Lane

James Henry Lane
Creator: Dudensing, R.
Date: Between 1860 and 1866
Portrait of James Henry Lane, 1814-1866, United States senator from Kansas, 1861-1866.


James Henry Lane

James Henry Lane
Date: 1861
This is a copy of an original photograph taken of Lane in New York City, 1861. James Henry Lane was a Free State leader, serving as an aid to emigrants and the first United States Senator from Kansas. Mrs. John Ingalls had an original of this photograph, and she loaned it to William E. Connelley who had six copies made. Connelley presented one copy to the Kansas State Historical Society in 1912.


James Henry Lane

James Henry Lane
Date: Between 1858 and 1861
This is a portrait of James Henry Lane, 1814-1866. Lane was a leader of the abolitionist movement during the turbulent period before Kansas Territory was admitted to the Union as a free state in 1861. Lane was Kansas's first U. S. Senator and served from April 4, 1861, until his death on July 11, 1866.


James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas

James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas
Date: Between 1860 and 1866
Portrait of James Henry Lane, Republican, from Lawrence. He was a radical Free-State party leader, and served as Kansas United States Senator from April 4, 1861 to July 11, 1866.


James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas

James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas
Date: Between 1861 and 1866
Portrait of James Henry Lane, first United States Senator from Kansas. He served from April 4, 1861 to July 11, 1866.


James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas

James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas
Date: 1861
Portrait of James Henry Lane, Republican, from Lawrence, Kansas, served as the first United States Senator from Kansas, 1861-1866.


James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas

James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas
Date: Between 1856 and 1860
Portrait of James Henry Lane, 1814-1866, United States Senator from Kansas, 1861-1866.


James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas

James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas
Creator: Miller, P.A.
Date: Between 1860 and 1866
A portrait of James Henry Lane, 1814-1866, United States Senator from Kansas, 1861-1866. The poor quality of the original photo accounts for the blurry image.


James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas

James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas
Date: Between 1860 and 1866
Portrait of James Henry Lane, Republican and militant supporter of a free-state constitution. He served as United States Senator from Kansas between April 4, 1861 to July 11, 1866. On the first day of the Civil War, April 14, 1861, Lane enlisted more than a hundred men in a military group known as the "Frontier Guard." For three weeks the company served as a special guard for Lincoln and the White House.


James Lane lithograph

James Lane lithograph
Creator: Middleton, Strobridge & Company
Date: between 1860 and 1865
Lithograph of James Henry Lane by Middleton, Strobridge & Company. James Henry Lane (1814-1866) was a controversial figure in Kansas Territory. He moved to Lawrence, Kansas, in 1855, and quickly became an important Free State Party leader. He served as president of the Topeka and Leavenworth constitutional conventions and was elected one of the state's first U.S. senators. During the Civil War Lane raised the "Frontier Guard," recruited "Lane's Brigade," and formed the First Kansas Colored Volunteers. He committed suicide in 1866.


Leigh R. Webber to John Stillman Brown

Leigh R. Webber to John Stillman Brown
Creator: Webber, L. R.
Date: December 23, 1864
A letter written by Leigh R. Webber from Troy, Vermont, addressed to John Stillman Brown, a Unitarian minister who lived west of Lawrence, Kansas. Webber discusses Kansas politics, particularly the debate between supporters and critics of Senator James H. Lane. He also remarks on the "late successes of the Union armies," and worries that political tensions with Great Britain may escalate into another war.


Mary E. Lane

Mary E. Lane
Creator: Phillips, H. C.
Date: Between 1861 and 1869
A carte-de-visite of Mary E. Lane, Lawrence, Kansas. Wife of James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas.


Sketch of James Lane at Lecompton

Sketch of James Lane at Lecompton
Creator: Rohe, Adam, 1845-1925
Date: 1857
A view of James Henry Lane "shouting defiance into the convention's ears and the battery's muzzles at Constitution Hall" in Lecompton, Kansas Territory. The illustration is copied from "Life of General James H. Lane" by John I. Speer.


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