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List of participants and casualties at the battle of Black Jack
Author: Brown, John , 1800-1859
Date: June 2, 1856

According to this document listing the participants and those "men wounded in the battle of Palmyra or Black Jack," son-in-law Henry Thompson was "dangerously wounded."

Keywords: Black Jack, Battle of; Black Jack, Kansas Territory; Bondi, August; Brown, John, 1800-1859; Brown, Oliver; Brown, Owen; Brown, Salmon; Carpenter, A.O.; Free state militia; Militia; Missourians; Palmyra, Kansas Territory`; Pate, Henry Clay; Proslavery supporters; Thompson, Henry; Whitman, E. B.

Articles of agreement, Exchange of prisoners following battle of Black Jack
Author: Brown, John , 1800-1859
Date: June 2, 1856

On June 2, 1856, John Brown, et al, signed this "article of agreement" with their defeated foe, Captain H. C. Pate and his lieutenant for the exchange of prisoners, including John Jr. and Jason Brown, at the home of John T. "Ottawa" Jones.

Keywords: Black Jack, Battle of; Brown, Jason; Brown, John, 1800-1859; Brown, John, Jr.; Jones, John Tecumseh (Tauy); Pate, Henry Clay; Prairie City, Kansas Territory; Shore, Samuel T.

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