A Look at the United States 101st Colored Infantry and the Free Life of John Sullivan

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dc.contributor.author Cunningham, Phil
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-19T19:26:34Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-19T19:26:34Z
dc.date.issued 2010-05-19T19:26:34Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/4178
dc.description.abstract Phil Cunningham provides a bio-sketch of former African American Union soldier John Sullivan, who farmed in southern Wabaunsee County in the 1880s. A member of the 101st Tennessee Colored Infantry, formed in western Tennessee to support the Union cause, Sullivan and fellow veterans endured the violence of Reconstruction. Sullivan, the son of a slave and a plantation owner, migrated to Kansas and became a successful homesteader and community member. A group of Tennessee black Union soldiers is buried in Eskridge Cemetery. The author includes interviews with descendents and an analysis and photos of Sullivan's headstone insignia. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Dept. of History. Chapman Center for Rural Studies en_US
dc.subject African American en_US
dc.subject Wabaunsee County en_US
dc.subject Black soldiers en_US
dc.subject Eskridge en_US
dc.title A Look at the United States 101st Colored Infantry and the Free Life of John Sullivan en_US
dc.type Text en_US
dc.description.advisor M.J. Morgan
dc.date.published 2010 en_US
dc.description.course History 533: African American Kansas en_US

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