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Charles H. French correspondence

Charles H. French correspondence
Creator: French, Charles H., 1893-1956
Date: 1917-1919
Letters written by Charles H. French to his parents, sisters, and maternal grandparents in rural Shawnee County, Kansas, near Silver Lake. The letters discuss French's experiences serving in the army during World War I. French was sent to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, for training. Eventually he passed through New York to the United Kingdom and ultimately France. Included in the letters are comments on Fort Sill training, waiting to be sent overseas, taking a locomotive to New York & a steamship across the Atlantic, his European arrival, the nature of Allied operations, the Armistice, working as a military truck driver, and French weather.


Draftees arriving at Camp Funston

Draftees arriving at Camp Funston
Date: 1917
This is a photograph of draftees arriving at Camp Funston.


Draftees being processed at Camp Funston

Draftees being processed at Camp Funston
Date: 1917
This is a photograph of draftees at Camp Funston being processed. Camp Funston was located on the Fort Riley military reservation near Junction City, Kansas. The facility, named after Brigadier General Frederick Funston, was the largest of 16 divisional cantonment training camps built during World War I to house and train soldiers for military duty.


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.


Training at Camp Funston

Training at Camp Funston
Date: 1917
This is a photograph of troops training at Camp Funston.


Training draftees at Camp Funston

Training draftees at Camp Funston
Date: 1917
This is a photograph showing the training of new draftees at Camp Funston. Camp Funston was located on the Fort Riley military reservation near Junction City, Kansas. The facility, named after Brigadier General Frederick Funston, was the largest of 16 divisional cantonment training camps built during World War I to house and train soldiers for military duty.


Training new recruits at Camp Funston

Training new recruits at Camp Funston
Date: 1917
This is a photograph of new recruits training at Camp Funston. Camp Funston was located on the Fort Riley military reservation near Junction City, Kansas. The facility, named after Brigadier General Frederick Funston, was the largest of 16 divisional cantonment training camps built during World War I to house and train soldiers for military duty.


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