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This photograph of two men on horses at Fort Scott was probably taken between 1863 and 1865. The man in the foreground is Corporal George H. McCoon, company saddler in the 3rd Wisconsin Cavalry. The photograph shows the Fort Scott stables in the background.
In describing Kansas transportation past and present, the transportation by horse is an important part of the discussion. Use this photograph in a sequence to show how transportation has changed over time.
KS:7th:1.5:Forts and Trails (2005)
Item Number: 484
Call Number: FK2.B3 Ft.8 *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 484
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Military
Collections - Photograph
Curriculum - 2nd Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Individuals and developments (Benchmark 1) - Transportation in Kansas (Indicator 1)
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Prehistory to 1854 (Benchmark 1) - Kansas forts and trails (Indicator 5) - Fort Scott
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Prehistory to 1854 (Benchmark 1) - Kansas forts and trails (Indicator 5) - US Cavalry
Date - 1861-1869
Military - Equipment - Animals - Horses
Military - Facilities - Forts - Fort Scott
Military - Service - Army - Cavalry
Military - Wars - Civil War
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Men
Places - Counties - Bourbon
Places - Forts and military installations - Fort Scott
Thematic Time Period - Civil War, 1861-1865
Transportation - Non-motorized - Riding animals
Type of Material - Photographs