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This is a carte-de-visite showing Jason Clarke Swayze in his Civil War uniform. Late in 1860, Swayze went south with his family where is plays with Northern sentiment were not well received. He was conscripted in the Confederate army, three weeks later, he escaped to the Union lines. Confederate army placed a bounty on Swayze's head but he evaded capture. After the war, he returned to the south where his three children and buried wife were. He later remarried, having two more children, and ran a paper in Georgia and later Topeka. Swayze was murdered in Topeka on March 27, 1877.

Creator: Mill's Union Art Gallery
Date: Between 1862 and 1865

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Item Number: 449060
Call Number: B Swayze, Jason Clarke *3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 449060

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