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This photograph of two men on horses at Fort Scott was probably taken between 1863 and 1865. The man in the foreground is Corporal George Henry McCoon, company saddler in the 3rd Wisconsin Cavalry. The photograph shows the Fort Scott stables in the background. Corporal McCoon married in Fort Scott shortly after the Civil War, then relocated to Oregon and later to California.

Date: 1863-1865

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This image could be grouped with other items depicting life in the military during the nineteenth century. Also, it could serve as one component of a case study of Ft. Scott.

KS:2nd:1.1

Item Number: 484
Call Number: FK2.B3 Ft.8 *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 484

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