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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.

Date: Between 1860 and 1866

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Item Number: 496
Call Number: B Lane, James Henry *8

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