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This stereograph shows U.S. Army troops on the grounds of Fort Harker, Kansas. The photo was taken 500 miles west of St. Louis, Missouri, in present day Kanopolis, Kansas. It is from Alexander Gardner's series, Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division.

Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882
Date: 1867

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This image is particularly useful because it depicts artillery, cavalry, and infantry troops. It could be grouped with sources specific to Ft. Harker or with a variety of other sources detailing military life on the Great Plains.

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Item Number: 124
Call Number: Gardner Coll. No. 124
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 124

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