Browsing named entities in James Redpath, The Public Life of Captain John Brown. You can also browse the
collection for Graham or search for Graham in
Your search returned 11 results in 4 document
ancying that it would be easily taken, and that no resistance would be offered, six of Pate's men started on the expedition.
At the time this party approached Prairie City, the people of that place and vicinity were congregated in the house of Dr. Graham to hear preaching, the doctor himself being a prisoner in the camp at Black Jack.
They could watch as well as pray, however.
There were some twenty men present, and most of them, after the old Revolutionary pattern, had gone to church with thf scathless, and got back to tell a frightful story to Pate about the other men being killed — horribly! &c. Their less lucky companions were merely taken prisoners of war. One of them, however, had come very near getting his quietus.
A son of Dr. Graham, a boy of about eleven years, seized his father's double-barrelled gun at the first alarm, and hurried out to the fence, the Missourians, who were all thus taken aback, being immediately outside of it. The daring boy, with his Kansas blood up,