Kansas Heritage Center

Fort Riley: Citadel of the Frontier West

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Code: 330
Price: $8.95
Shipping Weight: 0.63 pounds
By William McKale and William Young

Established in 1853 Fort Riley was instantly embroiled in conflict as territorial strife grew into civil war and hostilities between Indians and settlers erupted in the West. Standing as a central military stronghold, it escaped the gradual demise of most western forts and evolved with a changing army into the twentieth century. Fort Riley exists today as one of two active posts in Kansas.

Volume 6 in the 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.

144 pages, 6 x 9 inches, softcover

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