1861: Marcus Morton Johnson to Hiram Johnson

This incredible letter was written by Marcus Morton Johnson (1840-1927) from Sumner, Kansas, to his only brother, Hiram Johnson (1838-1925). Marcus and Hiram were the sons of Artemus Ward Johnson (1814-1886) and Experience Briggs (1817-1871) of Walnut township, Atchison county, Kansas—formerly of Hopkinton, Massachusetts. He learn from the letter that both Marcus and his father… Read More 1861: Marcus Morton Johnson to Hiram Johnson