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Fort Dodge was established in 1865 by Captain Henry Pierce, a member of the 11th Kansas Cavalry. The fort was located on the left bank of the Arkansas River on the "Long Route" of the Santa Fe Trail a few miles southeast of the present Dodge City. The fort was designed to protect the U.S. mail and emigrant wagon trains on the Santa Fe Trail.

Date: Between January 01, 1865 and December 31, 1867

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Item Number: 306
Call Number: FK2.F2 FD. *1c
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 306

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