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Identifier: A0286-00347

Title: B322: Papers of Rees J. Lewis (1831- ), 1862-1863

Description: Three letters of Lieutenant Rees J. Lewis, 6th Kansas Cavalry, to his wife, Mary, dated September to October 1862, briefly describe engagements of the regiment at Newtonia, Mo., and near Maysville, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory. Also includes document regarding the postponement of the execution of Private William Polson at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., dated August 29, 1863.


Place: United States

Dates: 1862-1863

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts

Maker/Creator: Lewis, Rees J., 1831-

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Public executions
Armed Forces


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