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14th Annual Reunion of the 32nd U.S. Volunteer Infantry Association

14th Annual Reunion of the 32nd U.S. Volunteer Infantry Association
Creator: Anderson
Date: August 30, 1947
A panoramic photo and a cropped version of the same photo of the 14th Annual Reunion of the 32nd U.S. Volunteer Infantry Association, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Benton Roy Hanan is in the first row (squatting) 12th from the right. His wife, N. Ethel Brown Hanan is standing behind him.


32nd United States Volunteer Infantry Association, 1899-1901, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

32nd United States Volunteer Infantry Association, 1899-1901, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Creator: Anderson
Date: September 16, 1938
A panoramic photo of a reunion of the 32nd United States Volunteer Infantry Association, 1899-1901, Fort Leavenworth. There is a monument as well as several flags in the photo. Benton Roy Hanan is in the first row, 7th from the left.


6th Infantry Band, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas

6th Infantry Band, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas
Date: 1904
A formal view of the members of the 6th Infantry Band at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, under the leadership of Assistant Bandmaster Toner.


Aerial view of the Army Service Schools and Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Aerial view of the Army Service Schools and Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Creator: E. C. Kropp Co.
Date: Between 1910 and 1920
This is a color postcard with an aerial view of the Army Service Schools and Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The postcard shows Riverside Drive, residences, north bridge and Missouri River.


Army Rifle Drill Team, Leavenworth, Kansas

Army Rifle Drill Team, Leavenworth, Kansas
Date: 1920
Army Rifle Drill Team with a band at the left, 1920.


Army band at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Army band at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Creator: Arganbright
Date: 1932
Here are two panoramic photographs showing an Army band on the parade grounds at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.


Arsenal at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Arsenal at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Creator: Hunnius, Ado, 1842-1923
Date: 1867
This is a sketch of the arsenal at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, drawn by Carl Julius Adolph Hunnius.


Art Work on Eastern Kansas

Art Work on Eastern Kansas
Creator: Western Photogravure Company
Date: 1900
This pictorial book gives a brief overview of eastern Kansas. This is part one of twelve. Views from Calhoun Bluff near Topeka, Argentine from the Kaw River, Fraser Hall at the University of Kansas, Labette Creek in Parsons, and Fort Leavenworth are some of the featured photographs.


Asa Peabody Blunt

Asa Peabody Blunt
Creator: Piper, S.
Date: Between 1880 and 1889
This is a cabinet card showing Colonel Asa Peabody Blunt who was an officer in the Union Army during the Civil War. He remained on active duty after the war, and attained the rank of brigadier general by brevet. Blunt was notable as commander of the 2nd Vermont Brigade. From 1877-1888, he was commander of the United States Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.


Band at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Band at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Date: Between January 1932 and December 1933
This is a panoramic photograph showing a military band at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.


Band concert, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Band concert, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
These soldiers are seated in the audience at a Works Progress Administration band concert, Recreation Hall, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.


Bennett C. Riley

Bennett C. Riley
Date: 1880s
This photograph shows a portrait of Bennett Riley that was probably commissioned by his family in the 1880s. Riley died June 9, 1853. The portrait has resided at the U.S. Cavalry Museum at Fort Riley, Kansas, since about 1903. Bennett Riley, after whom Fort Riley was named, had a long and prestigious career in the U. S. military. Born in Virginia in 1787, he entered the army in 1813. In 1829 he commanded the first military escort on the Santa Fe Trail. In that same year, he succeeded Colonel Henry Leavenworth as commander of Fort Leavenworth. In 1847 he became a brigadier general. He also served during the Mexican War and, in 1848, he served as the last territorial governor of California, where he helped create their state constitution.


Bird's eye view of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Bird's eye view of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Creator: United States Army, Department of Missouri
Date: 1881
This black and white (brown) lithograph of Fort Leavenworth was created by Wilhelm Dannmeier, an architect, engraver, and lithographer who was top assistant to the Chief Engineer, Department of Missouri, United States Army. The names of the various buildings and areas are identified in the lower margin below the location of the building. The structures are not directly identified with numbers of letters. The major buildings on the post are listed. The Missouri River is on the right side of the lithograph.


Cavalry horses at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Cavalry horses at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Creator: Chaudet Art Co. R. R. Photo Car
Date: Between 1895 and 1900
Here are two photographs showing soldiers with their cavalry horses at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.


Colored Battery at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Colored Battery at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Date: 1864
A carte de visite photograph showing the men of the Independent Battery, U.S. Colored Light Artillery, positioned in front of the guard house at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas. The battery was commanded by Union officer Captain H. Ford Douglas and has often been referred to as "Douglas's Battery." Captain Douglas himself was one of the few black officers in the Union Army during the war and worked tirelessly to better the conditions under which his men served.


Company A, C.M.T.C. at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Company A, C.M.T.C. at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Creator: Arganbright
Date: 1934
This is a panoramic photograph showing soldiers in Company A, C.M.T.C. at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.


Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday

Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday
Creator: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: June 16, 1856
Cyrus K. Holliday of Topeka, Kansas Territory advised his wife, Mary Holliday, in Meadville, Pennsylvania, to read northern papers for news of Kansas. He repeated that she wait to come. Troops from Fort Riley and Fort Leavenworth led by Colonel Edwin V. Sumner gathered to battle proslavery forces led by General John W. Whitfield. Cyrus also mentioned a house and crops, receiving Mary's money and, despite difficulties, he praised Kansas as a home for settlers.


Enlisted men's barracks, Fort Leavenworth

Enlisted men's barracks, Fort Leavenworth
Date: Between January 01, 1872 and December 31, 1872
Photo of the interior of the enlisted men's barracks showing Springfield rifles locked in stands.


Enlisted men's barracks, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Enlisted men's barracks, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Date: 1872
Soldiers posed at the enlisted men's barracks, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The soldiers are still wearing the Civil War type cap.


Field artillery, Fort Leavenworth

Field artillery, Fort Leavenworth
Date: 1872
A battery of field artillery at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.


First Executive Office, Fort Leavenworth

First Executive Office, Fort Leavenworth
A photograph of the building where Governor Andrew H. Reeder established the first Executive office at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, from October 4, 1854 to November 24, 1854.


First territorial capitol at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

First territorial capitol at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Date: Between 1860 and 1869
A photograph of the building which served as the first territorial capitol from October 4-November 24, 1854, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. People in the photograph are: 1. Lt. Townsend, 2. Lt. Cheever, 5. Lt. Pardee and 6. Lt. Johnston.


Fort Leavenworth

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


Fort Leavenworth

Fort Leavenworth
Date: Between January 01, 1827 and December 31, 1827
Photo of a painting of the building of Fort Leavenworth. The view is of fort buildings, military troops, Indians and canoes along the river.


Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Date: 1870
A view looking east toward the dragoon barracks, which were built in 1838, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Four children are present in the foreground.


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