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A view of a cannon and soldiers at Fort Riley, Kansas. Fort Riley was established as a military post in 1853 to protect people and trade along the Oregon-California and Santa Fe Trails. The fort named after Major General Bennett C. Riley, who led the first military escort along the Santa Fe Trail, is located on the Kansas River in northeast Kansas between Junction City and Manhattan.

Date: Between 1870 and 1880

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Item Number: 210963
Call Number: FK2.G2 F.8 *14
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210963

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