Skip Redundent Navigation
Territorial Kansas Online 1854-1861 Explore Topics Territorial A-Z Map Lesson Plans  
Back to search results

Item Description
  Names of prisoners in custody at Lecompton
Author: Hoogland, Edward
Date: November 12, 1856

A list of free state prisoners in custody at Lecompton, Kansas Territory. Most of the prisoners had been captured at the Battle of Hickory Point on September 13, 1856. The list records each prisoner's name, previous state of residence, and reason for imprisonment. The last page of the document lists prisoners who had been released. The list was prepared by Edward Hoogland by order of Governor John Geary.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: William I. R. Blackman Collection, #278, Box 1, Folder 2
Item Number: 102382              Number of images: 5
Keywords: Border disputes and warfare; Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Hickory Point, Battle of; Hoogland, Edward; Lecompton, Kansas Territory; Prisoners

page 1
pg. 1
page 2
pg. 2
page 3
pg. 3
page 4
pg. 4
page 5
pg. 5

Full document metadata

The current URL is