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Colonel James Clark Hughes

Colonel James Clark Hughes
Date: 1960
This is a photograph of James Clark Hughes probably taken in Long Beach, California shortly after he retired. He was born in Topeka in 1888. The timing of his birth, the influence of his military father, and the impact of world politics shaped his life. He began his military service as a member of the Kansas National Guard and was sent to the Texas border with the American Expeditionary Forces in 1916. The next year Hughes joined the U.S. Army and served from 1917 to 1948. After World War I, he continued his military career, and went to the South Pacific in World War II where he was captured by the Japanese and served time in a Japanese Prisoner of War camp. Hughes survived and retired as a colonel. The photographs behind Colonel Hughes are his parents General James White Frierson Hughes and Mary A. Clark Hughes.


Fighting Fred Funston Famous Kansan, is Dead

Fighting Fred Funston Famous Kansan, is Dead
Date: February 20, 1917
Headline on the front page of the Topeka Daily Capital, Topeka, Kansas, anouncing the death of Frederick Funston, February 20, 1917.


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: between 1905 and 1908
This formal portrait shows Frederick Funston, 1865-1917. He grew up in Iola, Kansas and becomes a prominent military leader in the United State Army. He enrolled and attended the University of Kansas from 1885 to 1888 but did not graduate. Instead of receiving a formal education, Funston receives an education in adventure by working for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and in 1890 working as a news reporter in Kansas City, Kansas. In the early 1890s he participates in scientific expeditions for the United States Department of Agriculture in the Dakota Badlands, Death Valley, and in Alaska along the Klondike and Yukon Rivers. Funston's need for adventure continues in 1896 when he signs up as a Cuban revolutionary to help forces who are fighting for independence from Spain. He serves eighteen months and is promoted captain of an artillery unit and the rank of a lieutenant colonel. Funston eventually returns to Kansas 1898 and continues to rise through the military ranks when Kansas Governor Leedy appoints Funston colonel of the 20th Kansas infantry which is sent to the Philippine Islands on November 30, 1898. For his effective leadership skills of the 20th Regiment, Funston is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and promoted to the rank of Brigadier General of volunteers. In June of 1901 he is given the rank as a Brigadier General in the regular army. Recognized as a national hero after the war, Funston is once again recognized for his leadership skills. During the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, California, he keep law and order while providing relief to those who were suffering. After the earthquake Funston serves from mid 1908 to 1910, as Commandant of the Army Service Schools at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1914 he is in command of American troops along the Texas border during the difficulties with Pancho Villa. After the withdrawal of troops on November 17, 1914, Funston is promoted to the rank of Major General. His career as a military leader came to a close on February 19, 1917 when he collapses from a massive heart attack in the lobby of the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: between 1905 and 1908
This studio portrait shows Frederick Funston, 1865-1917. He grew up in Iola, Kansas and becomes a prominent military leader in the United State Army. He enrolled and attended the University of Kansas from 1885 to 1888 but did not graduate. Instead of receiving a formal education, Funston receives an education in adventure by working for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and in 1890 working as a news reporter in Kansas City, Kansas. In the early 1890s he participates in scientific expeditions for the United States Department of Agriculture in the Dakota Badlands, Death Valley, and in Alaska along the Klondike and Yukon Rivers. Funston's need for adventure continues in 1896 when he signs up as a Cuban revolutionary to help forces who are fighting for independence from Spain. He serves eighteen months and is promoted captain of an artillery unit and the rank of a lieutenant colonel. Funston eventually returns to Kansas 1898 and continues to rise through the military ranks when Kansas Governor Leedy appoints Funston colonel of the 20th Kansas infantry which is sent to the Philippine Islands on November 30, 1898. For his effective leadership skills of the 20th Regiment, Funston is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and promoted to the rank of Brigadier General of volunteers. In June of 1901 he is given the rank as a Brigadier General in the regular army. Recognized as a national hero after the war, Funston is once again recognized for his leadership skills. During the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, California, he keep law and order while providing relief to those who were suffering. After the earthquake Funston serves from mid 1908 to 1910, as Commandant of the Army Service Schools at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1914 he is in command of American troops along the Texas border during the difficulties with Pancho Villa. After the withdrawal of troops on November 17, 1914, Funston is promoted to the rank of Major General. His career as a military leader came to a close on February 19, 1917 when he collapses from a massive heart attack in the lobby of the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: 1906
A photograph of Frederick Funston posed with the Reconstruction Committee in San Francisco, California. In 1906 he did much to keep law and order in San Francisco and to provide relief to sufferers of the great earthquake. Funston, who grew up in Iola, Kansas, became one of America's most famous military figures. He served with the Cubans who were fighting for independence from Spain, commanded the 20th Kansas Infantry during the Philippine Insurrection, and led American troops on the Texas border during the Punitive Expedition into Mexico.


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: 1883
This studio portrait shows Frederick Funston, 1865-1917. He grew up in Iola, Kansas and becomes a prominent military leader in the United State Army. He enrolled and attended the University of Kansas from 1885 to 1888 but did not graduate. Instead of receiving a formal education, Funston receives an education in adventure by working for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and in 1890 working as a news reporter in Kansas City, Kansas. In the early 1890s he participates in scientific expeditions for the United States Department of Agriculture in the Dakota Badlands, Death Valley, and in Alaska along the Klondike and Yukon Rivers. Funston's need for adventure continues in 1896 when he signs up as a Cuban revolutionary to help forces who are fighting for independence from Spain. He serves eighteen months and is promoted captain of an artillery unit and the rank of a lieutenant colonel. Funston eventually returns to Kansas 1898 and continues to rise through the military ranks when Kansas Governor Leedy appoints Funston colonel of the 20th Kansas infantry which is sent to the Philippine Islands on November 30, 1898. For his effective leadership skills of the 20th Regiment, Funston is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and promoted to the rank of Brigadier General of volunteers. In June of 1901 he is given the rank as a Brigadier General in the regular army. Recognized as a national hero after the war, Funston is once again recognized for his leadership skills. During the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, California, he keep law and order while providing relief to those who were suffering. After the earthquake Funston serves from mid 1908 to 1910, as Commandant of the Army Service Schools at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1914 he is in command of American troops along the Texas border during the difficulties with Pancho Villa. After the withdrawal of troops on November 17, 1914, Funston is promoted to the rank of Major General. His career as a military leader came to a close on February 19, 1917 when he collapses from a massive heart attack in the lobby of the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: Between 1895 and 1899
This studio portrait shows Colonel Frederick Funston, 1865-1917, dressed in his 20th Kansas Volunteer uniform. He grew up in Iola, Kansas and becomes a prominent military leader in the United State Army. He enrolled and attended the University of Kansas from 1885 to 1888 but did not graduate. Instead of receiving a formal education, Funston receives an education in adventure by working for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and in 1890 working as a news reporter in Kansas City, Kansas. In the early 1890s he participates in scientific expeditions for the United States Department of Agriculture in the Dakota Badlands, Death Valley, and in Alaska along the Klondike and Yukon Rivers. Funston's need for adventure continues in 1896 when he signs up as a Cuban revolutionary to help forces who are fighting for independence from Spain. He serves eighteen months and is promoted captain of an artillery unit and the rank of a lieutenant colonel. Funston eventually returns to Kansas 1898 and continues to rise through the military ranks when Kansas Governor Leedy appoints Funston colonel of the 20th Kansas infantry which is sent to the Philippine Islands on November 30, 1898. For his effective leadership skills of the 20th Regiment, Funston is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and promoted to the rank of Brigadier General of volunteers. In June of 1901 he is given the rank as a Brigadier General in the regular army. Recognized as a national hero after the war, Funston is once again recognized for his leadership skills. During the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, California, he keep law and order while providing relief to those who were suffering. After the earthquake Funston serves from mid 1908 to 1910, as Commandant of the Army Service Schools at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1914 he is in command of American troops along the Texas border during the difficulties with Pancho Villa. After the withdrawal of troops on November 17, 1914, Funston is promoted to the rank of Major General. His career as a military leader came to a close on February 19, 1917 when he collapses from a massive heart attack in the lobby of the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: May 20, 1899
An illustration depicting Frederick Funston, 1865-1917, as published on the cover of the May 20, 1899 issue of "Harper's Weekly." The caption reads "Brigadier-General Frederick Funston, U.S.V. The fighting colonel of the 20th Kansas Volunteers, who has been promoted for bravery."


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: November 11, 1899
A portrait of Brigadier-General Frederick Funston, 1865-1917, as printed in the November 11, 1899 issue of "Harper's Weekly." The caption reads "On board the transport "Tartar" on the day of his arrival at San Francisco from Manila."


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Creator: Harris & Ewing
Date: 1908
This studio portrait shows Frederick Funston, 1865-1917. He grew up in Iola, Kansas and becomes a prominent military leader in the United State Army. He enrolled and attended the University of Kansas from 1885 to 1888 but did not graduate. Instead of receiving a formal education, Funston receives an education in adventure by working for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and in 1890 working as a news reporter in Kansas City, Kansas. In the early 1890s he participates in scientific expeditions for the United States Department of Agriculture in the Dakota Badlands, Death Valley, and in Alaska along the Klondike and Yukon Rivers. Funston's need for adventure continues in 1896 when he signs up as a Cuban revolutionary to help forces who are fighting for independence from Spain. He serves eighteen months and is promoted captain of an artillery unit and the rank of a lieutenant colonel. Funston eventually returns to Kansas 1898 and continues to rise through the military ranks when Kansas Governor Leedy appoints Funston colonel of the 20th Kansas infantry which is sent to the Philippine Islands on November 30, 1898. For his effective leadership skills of the 20th Regiment, Funston is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and promoted to the rank of Brigadier General of volunteers. In June of 1901 he is given the rank as a Brigadier General in the regular army. Recognized as a national hero after the war, Funston is once again recognized for his leadership skills. During the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, California, he keep law and order while providing relief to those who were suffering. After the earthquake Funston serves from mid 1908 to 1910, as Commandant of the Army Service Schools at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1914 he is in command of American troops along the Texas border during the difficulties with Pancho Villa. After the withdrawal of troops on November 17, 1914, Funston is promoted to the rank of Major General. His career as a military leader came to a close on February 19, 1917 when he collapses from a massive heart attack in the lobby of the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: between 1905 and 1908
This studio portrait shows Frederick Funston, 1865-1917. He grew up in Iola, Kansas and becomes a prominent military leader in the United State Army. He enrolled and attended the University of Kansas from 1885 to 1888 but did not graduate. Instead of receiving a formal education, Funston receives an education in adventure by working for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and in 1890 working as a news reporter in Kansas City, Kansas. In the early 1890s he participates in scientific expeditions for the United States Department of Agriculture in the Dakota Badlands, Death Valley, and in Alaska along the Klondike and Yukon Rivers. Funston's need for adventure continues in 1896 when he signs up as a Cuban revolutionary to help forces who are fighting for independence from Spain. He serves eighteen months and is promoted captain of an artillery unit and the rank of a lieutenant colonel. Funston eventually returns to Kansas 1898 and continues to rise through the military ranks when Kansas Governor Leedy appoints Funston colonel of the 20th Kansas infantry which is sent to the Philippine Islands on November 30, 1898. For his effective leadership skills of the 20th Regiment, Funston is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and promoted to the rank of Brigadier General of volunteers. In June of 1901 he is given the rank as a Brigadier General in the regular army. Recognized as a national hero after the war, Funston is once again recognized for his leadership skills. During the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, California, he keep law and order while providing relief to those who were suffering. After the earthquake Funston serves from mid 1908 to 1910, as Commandant of the Army Service Schools at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1914 he is in command of American troops along the Texas border during the difficulties with Pancho Villa. After the withdrawal of troops on November 17, 1914, Funston is promoted to the rank of Major General. His career as a military leader came to a close on February 19, 1917 when he collapses from a massive heart attack in the lobby of the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: Between 1899 and 1917
This studio portrait shows Frederick Funston, 1865-1917. He grew up in Iola, Kansas and becomes a prominent military leader in the United State Army. He enrolled and attended the University of Kansas from 1885 to 1888 but did not graduate. Instead of receiving a formal education, Funston receives an education in adventure by working for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and in 1890 working as a news reporter in Kansas City, Kansas. In the early 1890s he participates in scientific expeditions for the United States Department of Agriculture in the Dakota Badlands, Death Valley, and in Alaska along the Klondike and Yukon Rivers. Funston's need for adventure continues in 1896 when he signs up as a Cuban revolutionary to help forces who are fighting for independence from Spain. He serves eighteen months and is promoted captain of an artillery unit and the rank of a lieutenant colonel. Funston eventually returns to Kansas 1898 and continues to rise through the military ranks when Kansas Governor Leedy appoints Funston colonel of the 20th Kansas infantry which is sent to the Philippine Islands on November 30, 1898. For his effective leadership skills of the 20th Regiment, Funston is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and promoted to the rank of Brigadier General of volunteers. In June of 1901 he is given the rank as a Brigadier General in the regular army. Recognized as a national hero after the war, Funston is once again recognized for his leadership skills. During the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, California, he keep law and order while providing relief to those who were suffering. After the earthquake Funston serves from mid 1908 to 1910, as Commandant of the Army Service Schools at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1914 he is in command of American troops along the Texas border during the difficulties with Pancho Villa. After the withdrawal of troops on November 17, 1914, Funston is promoted to the rank of Major General. His career as a military leader came to a close on February 19, 1917 when he collapses from a massive heart attack in the lobby of the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: Between 1899 and 1917
An informal portrait of Frederick Funston, 1865-1917, standing outside of his residence in San Antonio, Texas.


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Creator: Iola Art Studio, N.W. Cor. Sqr.
Date: Between1896 and 1917
A studio portrait of Frederick Funston, 1865-1917, in the uniform of the Cuban Insurgent Army. This was probably a promotional gimmick coincident with the publication of his lecture "On the inside of the Cuban Revolution."


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Creator: Miller, Grant H.
Date: Between January 01, 1898 and February 20, 1917
This studio portrait shows Frederick Funston, 1865-1917, dressed in his 20th Kansas Volunteer uniform. He grew up in Iola, Kansas and becomes a prominent military leader in the United State Army. He enrolled and attended the University of Kansas from 1885 to 1888 but did not graduate. Instead of receiving a formal education, Funston receives an education in adventure by working for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and in 1890 working as a news reporter in Kansas City, Kansas. In the early 1890s he participates in scientific expeditions for the United States Department of Agriculture in the Dakota Badlands, Death Valley, and in Alaska along the Klondike and Yukon Rivers. Funston's need for adventure continues in 1896 when he signs up as a Cuban revolutionary to help forces who are fighting for independence from Spain. He serves eighteen months and is promoted captain of an artillery unit and the rank of a lieutenant colonel. Funston eventually returns to Kansas 1898 and continues to rise through the military ranks when Kansas Governor Leedy appoints Funston colonel of the 20th Kansas infantry which is sent to the Philippine Islands on November 30, 1898. For his effective leadership skills of the 20th Regiment, Funston is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and promoted to the rank of Brigadier General of volunteers. In June of 1901 he is given the rank as a Brigadier General in the regular army. Recognized as a national hero after the war, Funston is once again recognized for his leadership skills. During the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, California, he keep law and order while providing relief to those who were suffering. After the earthquake Funston serves from mid 1908 to 1910, as Commandant of the Army Service Schools at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1914 he is in command of American troops along the Texas border during the difficulties with Pancho Villa. After the withdrawal of troops on November 17, 1914, Funston is promoted to the rank of Major General. His career as a military leader came to a close on February 19, 1917 when he collapses from a massive heart attack in the lobby of the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: Between 1898 and 1917
This informal portrait shows Colonel Frederick Funston, 1865-1917, dressed in his 20th Kansas Volunteer uniform. He grew up in Iola, Kansas and becomes a prominent military leader in the United State Army. He enrolled and attended the University of Kansas from 1885 to 1888 but did not graduate. Instead of receiving a formal education, Funston receives an education in adventure by working for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and in 1890 working as a news reporter in Kansas City, Kansas. In the early 1890s he participates in scientific expeditions for the United States Department of Agriculture in the Dakota Badlands, Death Valley, and in Alaska along the Klondike and Yukon Rivers. Funston's need for adventure continues in 1896 when he signs up as a Cuban revolutionary to help forces who are fighting for independence from Spain. He serves eighteen months and is promoted captain of an artillery unit and the rank of a lieutenant colonel. Funston eventually returns to Kansas 1898 and continues to rise through the military ranks when Kansas Governor Leedy appoints Funston colonel of the 20th Kansas infantry which is sent to the Philippine Islands on November 30, 1898. For his effective leadership skills of the 20th Regiment, Funston is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and promoted to the rank of Brigadier General of volunteers. In June of 1901 he is given the rank as a Brigadier General in the regular army. Recognized as a national hero after the war, Funston is once again recognized for his leadership skills. During the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, California, he keep law and order while providing relief to those who were suffering. After the earthquake Funston serves from mid 1908 to 1910, as Commandant of the Army Service Schools at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1914 he is in command of American troops along the Texas border during the difficulties with Pancho Villa. After the withdrawal of troops on November 17, 1914, Funston is promoted to the rank of Major General. His career as a military leader came to a close on February 19, 1917 when he collapses from a massive heart attack in the lobby of the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: Between 1898 and 1917
An informal portrait of Frederick Funston, 1865-1917, dealing with the Mexican border troubles.


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: Between 1898 and 1917
A view of Frederick Funston, 1865-1917, with troops. Funston is shown right of center with his left hand on the automobile.


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: Between 1916 and 1917
This photograph shows Frederick Funston, 1865-1917, standing beside a passenger train with a group of men during the conflict between the United States and Mexico.


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: Between January 01, 1875 and December 31, 1885
This studio portrait shows Frederick Funston, 1865-1917 as a young man. He grew up in Iola, Kansas and becomes a prominent military leader in the United State Army. He enrolled and attended the University of Kansas from 1885 to 1888 but did not graduate. Instead of receiving a formal education, Funston receives an education in adventure by working for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and in 1890 working as a news reporter in Kansas City, Kansas. In the early 1890s he participates in scientific expeditions for the United States Department of Agriculture in the Dakota Badlands, Death Valley, and in Alaska along the Klondike and Yukon Rivers. Funston's need for adventure continues in 1896 when he signs up as a Cuban revolutionary to help forces who are fighting for independence from Spain. He serves eighteen months and is promoted captain of an artillery unit and the rank of a lieutenant colonel. Funston eventually returns to Kansas 1898 and continues to rise through the military ranks when Kansas Governor Leedy appoints Funston colonel of the 20th Kansas infantry which is sent to the Philippine Islands on November 30, 1898. For his effective leadership skills of the 20th Regiment, Funston is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and promoted to the rank of Brigadier General of volunteers. In June of 1901 he is given the rank as a Brigadier General in the regular army. Recognized as a national hero after the war, Funston is once again recognized for his leadership skills. During the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, California, he keep law and order while providing relief to those who were suffering. After the earthquake Funston serves from mid 1908 to 1910, as Commandant of the Army Service Schools at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1914 he is in command of American troops along the Texas border during the difficulties with Pancho Villa. After the withdrawal of troops on November 17, 1914, Funston is promoted to the rank of Major General. His career as a military leader came to a close on February 19, 1917 when he collapses from a massive heart attack in the lobby of the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: Between 1906 and 1910
A photograph showing General Frederick Funston with his wife Eda Blankhart Funston, seated at the piano, and two unidentified women at the Funston home in the Presidio of San Francisco, California


Frederick Funston

Frederick Funston
Date: Between 1913 and 1914
This studio portrait shows Frederick Funston, 1865-1917. He grew up in Iola, Kansas and becomes a prominent military leader in the United State Army. He enrolled and attended the University of Kansas from 1885 to 1888 but did not graduate. Instead of receiving a formal education, Funston receives an education in adventure by working for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and in 1890 working as a news reporter in Kansas City, Kansas. In the early 1890s he participates in scientific expeditions for the United States Department of Agriculture in the Dakota Badlands, Death Valley, and in Alaska along the Klondike and Yukon Rivers. Funston's need for adventure continues in 1896 when he signs up as a Cuban revolutionary to help forces who are fighting for independence from Spain. He serves eighteen months and is promoted captain of an artillery unit and the rank of a lieutenant colonel. Funston eventually returns to Kansas 1898 and continues to rise through the military ranks when Kansas Governor Leedy appoints Funston colonel of the 20th Kansas infantry which is sent to the Philippine Islands on November 30, 1898. For his effective leadership skills of the 20th Regiment, Funston is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and promoted to the rank of Brigadier General of volunteers. In June of 1901 he is given the rank as a Brigadier General in the regular army. Recognized as a national hero after the war, Funston is once again recognized for his leadership skills. During the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, California, he keep law and order while providing relief to those who were suffering. After the earthquake Funston serves from mid 1908 to 1910, as Commandant of the Army Service Schools at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1914 he is in command of American troops along the Texas border during the difficulties with Pancho Villa. After the withdrawal of troops on November 17, 1914, Funston is promoted to the rank of Major General. His career as a military leader came to a close on February 19, 1917 when he collapses from a massive heart attack in the lobby of the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.


Guy B. Pawling

Guy B. Pawling
Creator: Lutes Studio
Date: 1918
This is a photograph of Guy B. Pawling, the son of Frank F. Pawling and Eva L. Pawling, who was born November 9, 1890 on a farm in Bourbon County, Kansas. After graduating from Fort Scott High School, he attended Kansas State Manual Training Normal College in Pittsburg, Kansas, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science. He taught school for one year before starting a career as an industrial chemist. Pawling joined the Kansas National Guard where he worked his way up the ranks. In the summer of 1916, Sergeant Pawling's regiment was sent to Eagle Pass during the Mexican Expedition. He was mustered out of Federal Service on October 30, 1916 and returned home with his company in November. When the United States entered World War I, his National Guard Company recommended him for appointment to an officer's training camp. He completed the course and was commissioned Second Lieutenant on August 5, 1917 and was assigned to the Fourth Nebraska Infantry which later became the 127th Field Artillery, U. S. A. Pawling was promoted to First Lieutenant on May 7, 1918 and won an appointment to the Artillery School of Fire at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Shortly after completing the course, he resigned because of eye problems. After receiving treatment for his eye problem, he was inducted into the Army on October 24, 1918. He was a member of the 37th Company, 165th Depot Brigade. Pawling was recommended for the Officers Training Corps, but before reporting for this assignment, he was stricken with the Spanish Influenza which was followed by pneumonia and on November 7, 1918, he died at Camp Travis, Texas.


Heroic deeds for Funston yet to perform

Heroic deeds for Funston yet to perform
Date: 1899
A magazine illustration playing on Frederick Funston's recent notoriety as a war hero. Copied from the Journal (Minneapolis).


Illustration of Frederick Funston captioned "Uncle Sam: 'Just When I Can't Spare Him!'"

Illustration of Frederick Funston captioned "Uncle Sam: 'Just When I Can't Spare Him!'"
Date: 1917
Illustration of Uncle Sam looking at a portrait of "Fighting Fred Funston." The illustration is captioned "Uncle Sam: 'Just When I Can't Spare Him!'"


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