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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
- [Elizabeth Simpson Cooper Memoir]
Photocopy of Elizabeth Simpson Cooper's memoir about her childhood in Virginia and later her time in Kansas after moving westward with her family. In the text of her memoir, she describes her school days in Virginia, church, Cooper family history, "Bleeding Kansas" (the period of conflict over deciding if Kansas would be a free or a slave state), and the Civil War in Kansas as well as her personal encounters with Native Americans in Kansas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160229/