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  Narrative, the Murder of Charles Dow, by Isaac Goodnow
Author: Goodnow, Isaac T., 1814-1894
Date: 1856

This written account reports on the incidents surrounding the murder of Charles Dow, including various skirmishes and military action which followed, leading up to the Wakarusa War. Dow was a free state supporter and was murdered by Franklin Coleman, who, according to Goodnow, had turned proslavery only after coming to Kansas Territory.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Collection, #357, Box 1 Folder 47
Item Number: 102334              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Barber, Thomas W.; Branson rescue (1855); Branson, Jacob; Coleman, Franklin M.; Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Dow, Charles W.; Goodnow, Isaac T., 1814-1894; Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866; Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894; Sharps rifles; Skirmishing; Violence; Violent deaths
 
 

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