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  Photograph, Samuel Walker
Author: No authors specified.
Date: c. 1860

Copy of a portrait showing Samuel Walker, Free-State and military leader. On August 16, 1856, Capt. Samuel Walker led an attack on the fortified house of Col. Titus, near Lecompton, captured 20 prisoners and burned the house. He was the captain of a Free-State infantry company at Lawrence. In February, 1858, he executed a search warrant and found the candle-box filled with election returns from Delaware Crossing. The box was buried by Gen. L. A. Maclean. Walker served as sheriff of Douglas county and deputy U. S. marshal.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: B Walker, Samuel
Item Number: 102700              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Photographs and Illustrations; Walker, Samuel Douglas

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