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  Letter, Sene Campbell to [Capt. James] Montgomery
Author: Campbell, Sene
Date: January 4, 1859

Sene Campbell, writing from Fort Scott, K. T. to Capt. James Montgomery, expressed her anger at Montgomery for his roll in the killing of John Little. Little was killed on December 16, 1858, at Fort Scott by a group of free state supporters led by Montgomery who had entered the town to free Benjamin Rice, a free state advocate being held prisoner. Campbell was Little's fiance.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: James Montgomery Collection, #446, Folder 2
Item Number: 100299              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Bourbon County, Kansas Territory; Campbell, Sene; Casualties; Fort Scott, Kansas Territory; Jayhawkers; Jayhawking; Little, J. H.; Little, John; Montgomery, James, 1814-1871; Violence; Violent deaths; Women
 
 

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