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Here are two photographs showing a crew of workmen removing the remains of deceased soldiers from the Fort Hays cemetery. The bodies were transported and reburied at the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. Many of the soldiers died of cholera. The headstones were removed and crated before shipment.

Creator: Wood, W. J.
Date: December 1905

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Item Number: 305222
Call Number: FK2.E3 F.61 .1905 *1-2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 305222

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