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This is a photograph showing members of the Second Regiment Kansas National Guard with a gatling gun in Stevens County, Kansas. Governor Martin sent them to the county to restore order during the Stevens County war. The towns of Hugoton and Woodsdale competed for the seat of government, which led to shooting and blood shed. During the Stevens County war, six men were killed including Samuel N. Wood, founder of Woodsdale.

Date: September 1888

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Members of the Second Regiment Kansas National Guard with a gatling gun in Stevens County, Kansas. - 1

Item Number: 309979
Call Number: FK2.ST2 .8 KNG *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 309979

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