Black Jack Battlefield

Black Jack Battlefield


Baldwin City, Kansas (KS), US
The Battle of Black Jack took place on June 2, 1856. Led by the abolitionist John Brown, anti-slavery forces attacked an encampment of Henry Pate. The battle is considered an example of "Bleeding Kansas" and was a contributing factor in the build up to the American Civil War of 1861 to 1865.
The Battle of Black Jack took place on June 2, 1856. Led by the abolitionist John Brown, anti-slavery forces attacked an encampment of Henry Pate. The battle is considered an example of "Bleeding Kansas" and was a contributing factor in the build up to the American Civil War of 1861 to 1865.
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Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: kjfitz

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