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76th FA Tractor & Trailer in Ford

76th FA Tractor & Trailer in Ford
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: June 18, 1919
Unidentified soldiers from the 76th Field Artillery are helping to free an Army wagon which appears to be stuck in a ford. This event occurred June 18, 1919. Captain Hughes photographed many people and places in Europe while he was part of the Army of Occupation. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Camp Doniphan at Fort Sill, Oklahoma

Camp Doniphan at Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Date: Between 1917 and 1918
This is a panoramic view of Camp Doniphan at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, taken from the southwest corner. There are many tents, wood structures, horses and wagons in the photo. The camp was used to train soldiers during World War I.


Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma

Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma
Date: February 19, 1918
This is a panoramic photo of the 110th Engineers, Field Inspection, 35th Division at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma. There are many wagons and horses in view as well as the soldiers. Camp Doniphan was located in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and was used to train soldiers during World War I.


Fort Leavenworth

Fort Leavenworth
Date: Between 1840 and 1855
Photo of a drawing of Fort Leavenworth


History of the 19th Kansas Cavalry--Indian War of 1868-69

History of the 19th Kansas Cavalry--Indian War of 1868-69
Creator: Jenness, George B.
Date: 1869
This history of the 19th Kansas, written by the commander of Company F, George B. Jenness, is mainly composed of extracts from his diary. It includes details about where each company was raised, the names of the officers, organization and implementation of orders, the rigors of army life, and troop movements. Jenness' history also includes information about Samuel J. Crawford, the governor of Kansas, who resigned his position to assume command of the regiment on November 5, 1868. The document contains a copy of a letter from General Philip H. Sheridan to Governor Crawford about the need for calling up troops. Information on Native Americans, including interactions between troops and Native Americans, is also contained within this item. Jenness mentions captive chief including Satanta.


Horses, mules and covered wagons at Fort Riley, Kansas

Horses, mules and covered wagons at Fort Riley, Kansas
Date: Between 1930 and 1935
This is a photograph showing horses, mules and covered wagons at Fort Riley, Kansas.


Soldiers preparing a camp site

Soldiers preparing a camp site
Date: Between 1895 and 1905
A photograph showing African American soldiers preparing a camp site, possibly in New Mexico. Visible in the photograph is a supply wagon and a makeshift tent.


Soldiers with a supply wagon

Soldiers with a supply wagon
Date: Between 1895 and 1905
A photograph showing soldiers with a mule drawn supply wagon. Visible in the photo is a soldier with a rifle walking in front of the mules. The photograph was possibly taken in New Mexico.


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