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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 Phillips, Salina, Kansas

Camp Phillips, Salina, Kansas
Date: Between 1941 and 1945
A photo of soldiers being inspected outside of their tents at Camp Phillips, Salina, Kansas.


Camp William Cary Sanger, Fort Riley, Kansas

Camp William Cary Sanger, Fort Riley, Kansas
Creator: Pennell, Joseph Judd, 1866-1922
Date: October 1903
Members of Co. L, First Kansas at Camp William Cary Sanger, Fort Riley, Kansas. The soldiers are in formation in front of tents. Railroad passenger cars are visible in the background.


Cantonment life Camp Funston illustrated

Cantonment life Camp Funston illustrated
Creator: Baird Company Engravers
Date: 1918
A pamphlet containing Camp Funston photographs. Included is a brief list of all the amenities Camp Funston has, including a Zone of Camp Activities. This Zone was "financed and built by private capital without cost to the Government". It contains an arcade, stores, theatres, pool halls, picture shows, barber shops, bowling alleys, and more. Camp Funston also has it's own fire department, police force, and hospitals, and claims "at no time in the world's history has the soldier been so well cared for as he is today in Cantonments and Army Posts of the United States." It was on the Fort Riley military reservation.


Capt. McPennecamp

Capt. McPennecamp
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: October 31, 1917
Captain McPennecamp, without his hat and holding a cigarette, stands outside a frame and canvas building. A tent is to the left. In 1917 James C. Hughes was Captain of Battery C, 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard. He was stationed at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma, for field artillery training. Camp Doniphan is adjacent to Fort Sill which is just outside Lawton, Oklahoma. The 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard, trained at both in 1917 and 1918 as part of the 35th Division. The 35th Division was constituted in 1917 as one of the 17 National Guard divisions authorized for service in World War I. The division was organized from the National Guard of Kansas and Missouri. The 35th included three machinegun battalions, three field artillery regiments, four infantry regiments, one engineer regiment and one signal battalion with a total strength of 26,373. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Fireplace, York

Fireplace, York
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: October 25, 1917
One soldier building a fireplace outside a tent. Hughes identified this man as York. Large oval kettle is next to a three-sided fire guard. Two other soldiers are building a stone sidewalk in front of the tent. In 1917 James C. Hughes was Captain of Battery C, 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard. He was stationed at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma, for field artillery training. Camp Doniphan is adjacent to Fort Sill which is just outside Lawton, Oklahoma. The 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard, trained at both in 1917 and 1918 as part of the 35th Division. The 35th Division was constituted in 1917 as one of the 17 National Guard divisions authorized for service in World War I. The division was organized from the National Guard of Kansas and Missouri. The 35th included three machinegun battalions, three field artillery regiments, four infantry regiments, one engineer regiment and one signal battalion with a total strength of 26,373. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


George Pederson training in Rockford, Illinois

George Pederson training in Rockford, Illinois
Creator: Rockford Photo Service
Date: Between 1941 and 1945
Here are photographs showing George Pederson training at a military installation near Rockford, Illinois.


Kansas National Guard at Fort Riley, Kansas

Kansas National Guard at Fort Riley, Kansas
Date: 1920
This is a panoramic photo showing a Kansas National Guard camp at Fort Riley, Kansas. Visible in the photograph are horses and vehicles. The landscape in the background includes the Kansas River. The photo indicates it is from the Holt Feature File, Manhattan, Kansas. It may have been taken by O. W. Holt.


Kansas National Guard officers

Kansas National Guard officers
Date: 1901
This is a photograph showing a group of Kansas National Guard officers at an unidentified camp.


Military camp at Eagle Pass, Texas

Military camp at Eagle Pass, Texas
Creator: Holt Feature Film Co.
Date: 1916
This is a panoramic photograph showing a camp at Eagle Pass, Texas, where the Kansas National Guard stayed during the Mexican Punitive Expedition. The Mexican Punitive Expedition was a military operation conducted by the United States Army with an additional four thousand Kansas guardsmen called for federal service against the paramilitary forces of Mexican revolutionary Francisco Pancho Villa. The guardsmen served from March 14, 1916, to February 7, 1917, under the command of General Frederick Funston. Many of the men that served in the Mexican Punitive Expedition went on to serve in World War I.


Soldiers being inspected at Camp Funston, Kansas

Soldiers being inspected at Camp Funston, Kansas
Date: Between 1917 and 1919
This is a postcard showing an officer inspecting soldiers at Camp Funston, Kansas.


Soldiers camping in tents at Fort Riley, Kansas

Soldiers camping in tents at Fort Riley, Kansas
Date: Between 1930 and 1935
Here are four photographs showing soldiers camping in tents at Fort Riley, Kansas.


Soldiers' reunions

Soldiers' reunions
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1881
This file includes documents related to various celebratory events sent to Kansas Governor St. John for support. In one letter a person asks Kansas Governor St. John for assistance in procuring tents and a cannon for a fourth of July celebration in 1879. A different letter talks about a reunion of old soldiers under the approval of the 1st regiment.


Soldiers' winter quarters at City Point, Virginia

Soldiers' winter quarters at City Point, Virginia
Creator: Taylor, John C
Date: Between 1861 and 1865
This is a photograph showing soldiers' winter quarters, Army of the Potomac, inside the first line of fortifications at City Point, Virginia.


Spanish American War soldiers, Camp Alger, Virginia

Spanish American War soldiers, Camp Alger, Virginia
Date: Between 1898 and 1899
Two members of the Twenty-Second Regiment, Kansas Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish American War seated in front of a tent reading their mail at Camp Alger, Virginia.


Tent Interior - "C"

Tent Interior - "C"
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1917
Interior of soldiers' tent of Battery C. Bunk beds are covered with sheets and blankets. A duffle bags, uniforms, and pillows on the bunks. A foot locker is under one bunk. A stove is in the center of the tent. In 1917 James C. Hughes was Captain of Battery C, 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard. He was stationed at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma, for field artillery training. Camp Doniphan is adjacent to Fort Sill which is just outside Lawton, Oklahoma. The 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard, trained at both in 1917 and 1918 as part of the 35th Division. The 35th Division was constituted in 1917 as one of the 17 National Guard divisions authorized for service in World War I. The division was organized from the National Guard of Kansas and Missouri. The 35th included three machinegun battalions, three field artillery regiments, four infantry regiments, one engineer regiment and one signal battalion with a total strength of 26,373. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Tent Interior - "C" Battery

Tent Interior - "C" Battery
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1917
Tent interior of Captain Hughes' Battery C. Bunk beds are covered with sheets and blankets. Other gear rests on the bunks. A large trunk is under one bunk. A stove is in the middle of the room. In 1917 James C. Hughes was Captain of Battery C, 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard. He was stationed at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma, for field artillery training. Camp Doniphan is adjacent to Fort Sill which is just outside Lawton, Oklahoma. The 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard, trained at both in 1917 and 1918 as part of the 35th Division. The 35th Division was constituted in 1917 as one of the 17 National Guard divisions authorized for service in World War I. The division was organized from the National Guard of Kansas and Missouri. The 35th included three machinegun battalions, three field artillery regiments, four infantry regiments, one engineer regiment and one signal battalion with a total strength of 26,373. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


U.S. Army pup tent and equipment

U.S. Army pup tent and equipment
Creator: Reaugh, James
Date: 1916
This is a photograph showing a U. S. Army pup tent and equipment at Eagle Pass, Texas, during the Mexican Punitive Expedition.


U. S. Army tents used in maneuvers at Baden Ooas, Germany

U. S. Army tents used in maneuvers at Baden Ooas, Germany
Creator: Meadows, Paul H.
Date: September 1952
This is a photograph showing the U. S. Army tents soldiers slept in while on maneuvers at Baden Ooas, Germany during the Cold War.


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