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  Militia Commission, issue by James H. Lane to Joel Grover
Author: Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866
Date: November 27, 1855

This printed document, headed with the name "James H. Lane," announced the election and certification of Joel Grover as colonel of the 6th Regiment, First Brigade of Kansas Volunteers, raised "to defend the City of Lawrence from threatened destruction by foreign invaders." It is dated November 27, 1855, and signed "J. H. Lane," general commanding.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Samuel N. Wood Collection, #548
Item Number: 100370              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Border ruffians; First Brigade of Kansas Volunteers; Free state militia; Grover, Joel; Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Militia; Wakarusa War, November-December 1855
 
 

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