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The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.
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The Arkansas House of Representatives is the lower house of the Arkansas General Assembly, the state legislature of the US state of Arkansas.
The Baltimore Orioles are an American professional baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland, that competes in Major League Baseball (MLB).
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Barbara Babcock (born February 27, 1937) is an American character actress.
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Bennet C. Riley (November 27, 1787 in St. Mary's County, MarylandJune 6, 1853 in Buffalo, New York) was the sixth and last military governor of the territory of California before it became a U.S. state.
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Bernard John Dowling Irwin (June 24, 1830 – December 15, 1917) was an assistant army surgeon during the Apache Wars and the first (chronologically by action) Medal of Honor recipient.
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Bleeding Kansas, Bloody Kansas or the Border War was a series of violent political confrontations in the United States involving anti-slavery Free-Staters and pro-slavery "Border Ruffian" elements, that took place in the Kansas Territory and the neighboring towns of the state of Missouri between 1854 and 1861.
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In the United States Armed Forces, brigadier general (BG, Brig Gen, or BGen) is a one-star general officer with the pay grade of O-7 in the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Marine Corps.
Buffalo Soldiers originally were members of the U.S. 10th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army, formed on September 21, 1866 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
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The California Trail was an emigrant trail of about across the western half of the North American continent from Missouri River towns to what is now the state of California.
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Camp Funston was a U.S. Army training camp located on Fort Riley, southwest of Manhattan, Kansas.
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A cantonment is a military or police quarters.
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In the United States Army, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Marine Corps, captain is a company grade officer rank, with the pay grade of O-3.
For much of history, humans have used some form of cavalry for war and, as a result, cavalry tactics have evolved over time.
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A census designated place (CDP) is a concentration of population identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes.
Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.
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Christopher C. Faust (born 1955 in Fort Riley, Kansas) is a prolific landscape photographer in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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Council Grove is a city and county seat in Morris County, Kansas, United States.
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Constructed in 1855 of native limestone, the Custer House is a historic house museum located on Fort Riley in Kansas, USA.
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David Ray Wallace, known as Dave Wallace (born c. 1948), is a businessman from Leachville, Arkansas, who is a Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for District 54 in Mississippi and Poinsett counties in the northeastern portion of his state.
The Detroit Tigers are an American professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan.
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El Dorado is a city situated along the Walnut River in the central part of Butler County, located in south-central Kansas, in the Central United States.
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Enos Milton Cabell, Jr., (pronounced "ca-BELL"), (born October 8, 1949) is a former third baseman and first baseman in Major League Baseball.
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Eskridge is a city in Wabaunsee County, Kansas, United States.
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First base, or 1B, is the first of four stations on a baseball diamond which must be touched in succession by a baserunner in order to score a run for that player's team.
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The First Territorial Capitol of Kansas is the sole remaining building in Pawnee, Kansas.
Fort Hays, originally named Fort Fletcher, was a United States Army fort near Hays, Kansas.
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Fort Larned National Historic Site preserves Fort Larned which operated from 1859 to 1878.
Fort Riley North is a census-designated place (CDP) that covers part of Fort Riley, a US Army installation in Geary and Riley counties in the U.S. state of Kansas.
Fort Riley-Camp Whiteside is a census-designated place (CDP) that covers part of Fort Riley, a US Army installation in Geary County, Kansas, United States.
Fort Wallace (ca. 1865–1882) was a US Cavalry fort built in Wallace County, Kansas to help defend settlers against Cheyenne and Sioux raids.
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Frank Woodruff Buckles (born Wood Buckles, February 1, 1901February 27, 2011) was a United States Army soldier and the last surviving American veteran of World War I. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1917 and served with a detachment from Fort Riley, driving ambulances and motorcycles near the front lines in Europe.
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Geary County (county code GE) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
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George Armstrong Custer (December 5, 1839 – June 25, 1876) was a United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the American Indian Wars.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.
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Grand Pass is a village in Saline County, Missouri, United States.
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The term ground zero (sometimes also known as surface zero as distinguished from) describes the point on the Earth's surface closest to a detonation.
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The Brooklyn Dodgers were an American baseball team that was active in the major leagues from 1884 until 1957, after which it moved to Los Angeles, where it continued its history as the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Houston Astros are an American professional baseball team located in Houston, Texas.
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Hutchinson is the largest city and county seat in Reno County, Kansas, United States, and located on the Arkansas River.
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Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) second baseman who became the first African American to play in the major leagues in the modern era.
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Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13, 1914 – April 12, 1981), best known as Joe Louis, was an American professional boxer.
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Johnny David Damon (born November 5, 1973) is a Thai-American professional baseball outfielder who began playing in Major League Baseball (MLB) in 1995.
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Junction City is a city and county seat of Geary County, Kansas, United States.
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Kansas is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States.
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Kansas has always been home to many forts and military posts.
The Kansas River (also known as the Kaw; via French Cansez from kką:ze, the name of the Kaw (or Kansas) tribe) is a river in northeastern Kansas in the United States.
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Lawrence is the sixth largest city in the state of Kansas and the county seat of Douglas County.
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Leonard Wood (October 9, 1860 – August 7, 1927) was the Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Military Governor of Cuba, and Governor General of the Philippines.
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Lexington is a city in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States.
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Liberty is a city in Clay County, Missouri and is a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri, located in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
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This is a list of links for U.S. Army forts and installations, organized by U.S. state or territory within the U.S. and by country if overseas.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are a professional baseball team in Los Angeles, California, who are members of the National League West division of Major League Baseball (MLB).
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The M65 Atomic Cannon, often called Atomic Annie, was a towed artillery piece built by the United States and capable of firing a nuclear device.
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Major-general (or major general) is a military rank used in many countries.
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Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization that is the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
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Manhattan is a city in northeastern Kansas in the United States, located at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River.
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In the 19th century, Manifest Destiny was a widely held belief in the United States that American settlers were destined to expand throughout the continent.
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The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest military honor, awarded for personal acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty.
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Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule, Jr.; September 23, 1920 – April 6, 2014) was an American actor of film, television, Broadway, radio, and vaudeville.
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A Military Transition Team, or Transition Team, is a 10-15 soldier team that trains local forces.
Mississippi County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas.
In the United States, Native Americans are considered to be people whose pre-Columbian ancestors were indigenous to the lands within the nation's modern boundaries.
Neodesha is a city in Wilson County, Kansas, United States.
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The Oregon Trail is a historic east–west large-wheeled wagon route and emigrant trail that connected the Missouri River to valleys in Oregon.
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Ottawa is a city in, and the county seat of, Franklin County, Kansas, United States.
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Peabody is a city in Marion County, Kansas, United States.
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Vote Smart, formerly called Project Vote Smart, is a non-profit, non-partisan research organization that collects and distributes information on candidates for public office in the United States.
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The Republican River is a river in the central Great Plains of North America, rising in the High Plains of eastern Colorado and flowing east through the U.S. states of Nebraska and Kansas.
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Riley County (standard abbreviation: RL) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
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Robert Hall Chilton (February 25, 1815 – February 18, 1879) was an officer in the U.S. Army and then a Brigadier General in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
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Salina is a city in and the county seat of Saline County, Kansas, United States.
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Brigadier General Samuel M. Whitside was a United States Cavalry officer who served from 1858 to 1902.
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The San Francisco Giants are an American professional baseball franchise based in San Francisco, California.
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The Santa Fe Trail was a 19th-century transportation route through central North America that connected Franklin, Missouri with Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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In baseball and softball, second baseman is a fielding position in the infield, between third and first base.
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The Smoky Hill River (Pawnee: Aahkáwirarahkata) is a river in the central Great Plains of North America, running through the U.S. states of Colorado and Kansas.
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A third baseman, abbreviated 3B, is the player in baseball whose responsibility is to defend the area nearest to third base — the third of four bases a baserunner must touch in succession to score a run.
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Timothy James McVeigh (April 23, 1968 – June 11, 2001) was an American terrorist who detonated a truck bomb in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995.
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The U.S. Cavalry Museum is a museum located on Fort Riley in Fort Riley, Kansas, USA.
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The Union Pacific Railroad is a Class I line haul freight railroad that operates nearly 9,000 locomotives over 32,000 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago, Illinois and New Orleans, Louisiana.
The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
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The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations.
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The United States Army Cavalry School was part of a series of training programs and centers for its horse mounted troops or cavalry branch.
The United States Cavalry, or U.S. Cavalry, was the designation of the mounted force of the United States Army from the late 18th to the early 20th century.
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The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives.
The United States Constabulary was a United States Army military Constabulary force.
The United States Department of War, also called the War Department (and occasionally War Office in the early years), was the United States Cabinet department originally responsible for the operation and maintenance of the United States Army.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
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Wadsworth is an unincorporated community in Leavenworth County, Kansas, in the United States.
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Wallace Ford (12 February 1898 – 11 June 1966) was an English born American stage, cinema and television actor.
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Walt Faulkner (February 16, 1918 – April 22, 1956) was an American racing driver from Tell, Texas, who moved to Milledgeville, Georgia at the age of two-and-a-half, and to Lake Wales, Florida at the age of eight.
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Warren Webster Whitside was a career U.S. Army Colonel who served as a Cavalry and Quartermaster officer.
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World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.
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World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
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The 10th Cavalry Regiment is a unit of the United States Army.
The 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) is a light infantry division in the United States Army based at Fort Drum, New York.
The 1918 flu pandemic (January 1918 – December 1920) was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, the first of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus.
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The 1st Cavalry Regiment is a United States Army unit to have its antecedents in the early 19th century in the formation of the United States Regiment of Dragoons.
The 1st Infantry Division of the United States Army is the oldest continuously serving division in the regular United States Army.
The 1st Infantry Division Museum is a museum located on Fort Riley in Kansas, USA.
The 24th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the United States Army.
The 37th Infantry Division was a unit of the United States Army in World War I and World War II.
The 6th Cavalry ("Fighting Sixth'") is a historic regiment of the United States Army that began as a regiment of cavalry in the American Civil War.
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The 7th Cavalry Regiment is a United States Army cavalry regiment formed in 1866.
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The 9th Armored Division (the "Phantom Division") was an armored division of the United States Army during World War II.
The 9th Cavalry Regiment includes several active duty reconnaissance troops and squadrons of the United States Army.
The 9th Infantry Division ("Old Reliables") was created as the 9th Division during World War I, but never deployed overseas.