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An interesting incident. Josiah G. Fuller of West Medford had the following experience during his participation in the 24th National Encampment of the G. A. R. at Boston, 1890:-- He was one of the little band of Abolitionists who went to Kansas in 1854 for the avowed purpose of freeing that state from the blight of slavery. He passed through many thrilling experiences during the exciting days of Bleeding Kansas, and two years later was cast into prison at Lecompton, as a result of refusing to assist in the enforcement of the fugitive slave law at Lawrence. One night, while in confinement at the court house, which served as a prison, six ruffians, who were playing cards in the room, learned that he was an Abolitionist preacher, and hung him to the rafters. He was left for dead on the floor, but was awakened to consciousness by the kicks of his jailor. As one hanging was considered sufficient, Mr. Fuller was allowed to depart, which he lost no time in doing. But he was
An interesting incident. Josiah G. Fuller of West Medford had the following experience during h
As one hanging was considered sufficient, Mr. Fuller was allowed to depart, which he lost no time g the war.
At the Encampment in Boston, Comrade Fuller received an invitation to join in the Gran , he engaged them in conversation.
What was Mr. Fuller's surprise when he learned that one of these l never be forgotten by the two veterans.
Comrade Fuller is now seventy-three years of age, but not public, Boston, August i to 16, 1890.
Mr. Fuller was born in Newport, N. H., November 28, 181 10, 1884.
E. M. G.
I remember hearing Mr. Fuller recount his Kansas experiences on several oc wife of Henry S. Barnes, whose sister became Mr. Fuller's wife.
When the First Trinitarian was me quite warm sabbath morning that I first saw Mr. Fuller.
He was seated in the centre, fourth pew fr intended or not, and this is the most vivid recollection I have of Mr. Josiah G. Fuller.
H. N. A.