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The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
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.
Barbara Babcock (born February 27, 1937) is an American character actress.
The Battle of Westport, sometimes referred to as the "Gettysburg of the West," was fought on October 23, 1864, in modern Kansas City, Missouri, during the American Civil War.
Bennet C. RileyHis name is sometimes written as Bennett, but his own correspondence uses the spelling of Bennet.
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.
Bleeding Kansas, Bloody Kansas or the Border War was a series of violent civil confrontations in the United States between 1854 and 1861 which emerged from a political and ideological debate over the legality of slavery in the proposed state of Kansas.
In the United States Armed Forces, brigadier general (BG, BGen, or Brig Gen) is a one-star general officer with the pay grade of O-7 in the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Air Force.
Buffalo Soldiers originally were members of the 10th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army, formed on September 21, 1866, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
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.
Camp Funston was a U.S. Army training camp located on Fort Riley, southwest of Manhattan, Kansas.
A cantonment is a military or police quarters.
In the United States Army (USA), U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), and U.S. Air Force (USAF), captain (abbreviated "CPT" in the USA and "Capt" in the USMC and USAF) 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.
A census-designated place (CDP) is a concentration of population defined by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes only.
Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.
Christopher C. Faust (born 1955 in Fort Riley, Kansas) is a prolific landscape photographer in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Council Grove is a city and county seat in Morris County, Kansas, United States.
Constructed in 1855 of native limestone, the Custer House is a historic house museum located on Fort Riley in Kansas, United States.
Daisy Maude Orleman Robinson (November 6, 1869 – March 12, 1942) was an American medical doctor, a dermatologist, decorated for her work in France during World War I.
David Ray Wallace, known as Dave Wallace (born November 24, 1948), is a businessman from Leachville, Arkansas and current Republican member of the Arkansas State Senate for District 22 in Mississippi, Poinsett, and Craighead counties in the northeastern portion of his state.
The Detroit Tigers are an American professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan.
El Dorado is city and county seat of Butler County, Kansas, United States.
Enos Milton Cabell (pronounced "ca-BELL"), (born October 8, 1949) is an American former professional baseball first baseman and third baseman.
Eskridge is a city in Wabaunsee County, Kansas, United States.
Exercise Campaign Reforger (from return of forces to '''Ger'''many) was an annual exercise and campaign conducted, during the Cold War, by NATO.
First base, or 1B, is the first of four stations on a baseball diamond which must be touched in succession by a baserunner to score a run for that player's team.
The First Territorial Capitol of Kansas (officially named First Territorial Capitol State Historic Site) is the sole remaining building of the ghost town of Pawnee, Kansas.
Fort Hays, originally named Fort Fletcher, was a United States Army fort near Hays, Kansas.
Fort Knox is a United States Army post in Kentucky, south of Louisville and north of Elizabethtown.
Fort Larned National Historic Site preserves Fort Larned which operated from 1859 to 1878.
Fort Riley 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 Wallace (ca. 1865–1882) was a US Cavalry fort built in Wallace County, Kansas to help defend settlers against Cheyenne and Sioux raids.
Frank Woodruff Buckles (born Wood Buckles, February 1, 1901February 27, 2011) was a United States Army corporal and the last surviving American military veteran of World War I. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1917 at the age of 16 and served with a detachment from Fort Riley, driving ambulances and motorcycles near the front lines in Europe.
Geary County (county code GE) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
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 sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Grand Pass is a village in Saline County, Missouri, United States.
In terms of nuclear explosions and other large bombs, the term "ground zero" (also known as "surface zero") describes the point on the Earth's surface closest to a detonation.
Groundwater pollution (also called groundwater contamination) occurs when pollutants are released to the ground and make their way down into groundwater.
The Brooklyn Dodgers were an American Major League baseball team, active primarily in the National League from 1884 until 1957, after which the club moved to Los Angeles, where it continues its history as the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Houston Astros are an American professional baseball team based in Houston, Texas.
Hutchinson is the largest city and county seat in Reno County, Kansas, United States, and located on the Arkansas River.
Jack Roosevelt Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American professional baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era.
Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13, 1914 – April 12, 1981), best known as Joe Louis and nicknamed the "Brown Bomber", was an American professional boxer who competed from 1934 to 1951.
Johnny David Damon (born November 5, 1973) is a retired American professional baseball outfielder who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1995 to 2012.
Junction City is a city and county seat of Geary County, Kansas, United States.
Kansas is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States.
Kansas has always been home to many forts and military posts.
The Kansas River, also known as the Kaw, is a river in northeastern Kansas in the United States.
Lawrence is the county seat of Douglas County and sixth largest city in Kansas.
Leonard Wood (October 9, 1860 – August 7, 1927) was a United States Army major general, physician, and public official.
Lexington is a city in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States.
Liberty is a city in Clay County, Missouri and is a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri, located in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are an American professional baseball team based in Los Angeles, California.
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.
Major general (abbreviated MG, Maj. Gen. and similar) is a military rank used in many countries.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Manhattan is a city in northeastern Kansas in the United States at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River.
In the 19th century, manifest destiny was a widely held belief in the United States that its settlers were destined to expand across North America.
The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who distinguished themselves by acts of valor.
Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule Jr.; September 23, 1920 – April 6, 2014) was an American actor, vaudevillian, comedian, producer and radio personality.
A military base is a facility directly owned and operated by or for the military or one of its branches that shelters military equipment and personnel, and facilitates training and operations.
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.
Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.
Neodesha is a city in Wilson County, Kansas, United States.
North Central Kansas is a tourism and geographical region of the state of Kansas.
The Oklahoma City bombing was a domestic terrorist truck bombing on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States on April 19, 1995.
The Oregon Trail is a historic East–West, large-wheeled wagon route and emigrant trail in the United States that connected the Missouri River to valleys in Oregon.
Ottawa is a city in, and the county seat of, Franklin County, Kansas, United States.
Peabody is a city in Marion County, Kansas, United States.
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 U.S. Geological Survey.
Riley County (standard abbreviation: RL) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
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.
Salina is a city in and the county seat of Saline County, Kansas, United States.
Samuel M. Whitside was a United States Cavalry officer who served from 1858 to 1902.
The San Francisco Giants are an American professional baseball franchise based in San Francisco, California.
The Santa Fe Trail was a 19th-century transportation route through central North America that connected Independence, Missouri with Santa Fe, New Mexico.
In baseball and softball, second baseman is a fielding position in the infield, between second and first base.
The Smoky Hill River is a river in the central Great Plains of North America, running through the U.S. states of Colorado and Kansas.
The Spanish flu (January 1918 – December 1920), also known as the 1918 flu pandemic, was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, the first of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus.
Superfund is a United States federal government program designed to fund the cleanup of sites contaminated with hazardous substances and pollutants.
Tetrachloroethylene, also known under the systematic name tetrachloroethene, or perchloroethylene ("perc" or "PERC"), and many other names, is a chlorocarbon with the formula Cl2C.
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.
Timothy James McVeigh (April 23, 1968 – June 11, 2001) was an American domestic terrorist who perpetrated the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, which killed 168 people and injured over 680 others.
The U.S. Cavalry Museum is a museum located on Fort Riley in Fort Riley, Kansas, United States.
The Union Pacific Railroad (or Union Pacific Railroad Company and simply Union Pacific) is a freight hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago and New Orleans.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
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.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The United States Constabulary was a United States Army military gendarmerie 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, also bearing responsibility for naval affairs until the establishment of the Navy Department in 1798, and for most land-based air forces until the creation of the Department of the Air Force on September 18, 1947.
The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the United States federal government for environmental protection.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
Vinyl chloride is an organochloride with the formula H2C.
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.
Wadsworth is an unincorporated community in Leavenworth County, Kansas, in the United States.
Wallace Ford (12 February 1898 – 11 June 1966), born as Samuel Jones Grundy, was an English-born naturalized American vaudevillian, stage, film and television actor.
Walt Faulkner (February 16, 1918 – April 22, 1956) was an American racing driver from Tell, Texas.
Warren Webster Whitside was a career U.S. Army Colonel who served as a Cavalry and Quartermaster officer.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
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 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 is a combined arms division of the United States Army, and is the oldest continuously serving in the Regular Army.
The 1st Infantry Division Museum is a museum located on Fort Riley in Kansas, United States.
The 1st Signal Command was a Signal Corps command of the United States Army, based at Fort Riley between 1967 and 1969.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
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 regiment of the United States Army that began as a regiment of cavalry in the American Civil War.
The 7th Cavalry Regiment is a United States Army cavalry regiment formed in 1866.
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 active duty reconnaissance units 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.