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Fort Dodge: Sentry of the Western Plains

Fort Dodge: Sentry of the Western Plains Quantity in Basket: None
Code: 327
Price: $8.95
Shipping Weight: 0.50 pounds
By Leo E. Oliva

Fort Dodge was established in 1865 on the Santa Fe Trail to protect travelers, stagecoaches, stage stations, and settlers. The challenge proved frustrating and at times fatal for both soldiers and Indians as they vied against one another in a world of cultural clash and radical change,

Volume 5 in the Kansas Forts Series, listed below. This series, published by the Kansas State Historical Society, documents the history of eight important Kansas forts. Each book features a variety of historic photographs, illustrations, and maps.

116 pages, 6 x 9 inches, softcover

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