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Camp Funston during World War I

Camp Funston during World War I
Creator: Carlson, Richard
Date: July 22, 1918-February 04, 1919
Here are 16 postcards showing soldiers at Camp Funston during World War I.

John P. Mosley

John P. Mosley
Date: Between 1863 and 1864
A tintype of Sergeant John P. Mosley, a member of Company D, 13th Regiment Kansas Volunteer Infantry and later assigned to duty with the 2nd Kansas Colored Infantry. When he entered the military on August 21, 1862, Mosley was 22 years old, married, a resident of Atchison, Kansas, and employed as a blacksmith. He was promoted to corporal on September 29, 1862, and sergeant on September 1, 1863. On November 16, 1863, Mosley was assigned to the 2nd Kansas Colored Volunteers. While serving with the 2nd Kansas Colored, he was wounded, left on the field, and taken prisoner by the Confederates at the Battle of Jenkin's Ferry, Arkansas. Mosley died at Princeton, Arkansas, while a prisoner of war on May 9, 1864.

L. W. Halbe collection

L. W. Halbe collection
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: 1908-1912
The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.

Members of the Twentieth Regiment, Kansas Volunteer Infantry

Members of the Twentieth Regiment, Kansas Volunteer Infantry
Creator: Sutro Heights Gallery
Date: Between 1898 and 1899
This photograph taken during the Spanish and Philippine Wars shows members of the Twentieth Regiment Kansas Infantry. The soldier marked number 8 is Guy Alfred Coover. He was mustered in on June 14, 1898 as a private, promoted to corporal on July 27, 1899, and mustered out with his regiment.

Recruits in combat training at Camp Funston, Kansas

Recruits in combat training at Camp Funston, Kansas
Creator: Powell, Eyre
Date: 1918
This is a photograph showing recruits in combat training at Camp Funston, Kansas.

World War I toy soldier

World War I toy soldier
Date: between 1914 and 1925
This figure represents a World War I soldier carrying a rifle with a bayonet. Made of lead, he is part of a set of toy soldiers dating from 1914 to 1925.

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