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Dedicated in memory ofGeneral Melvin Zais1916 - 1981 Commissioned in the infantry 1937Served with distinction for 37 yearsCGSC Class of 1948CGSC Instructor 1949-1952Fought in three warsCG 101st Airborne Division 1968-1969CG XXIV Corps 1969-1970…
Transfer of title to U.S. Army byArchbishop Edward J. Hunkeler, D.D.July 1967————————Rich in the tradition of the early frontier this historic shrine, which was built as the Church of St. Ignatius, h…
In October of 1864 when Fort Leavenworth and the city of Leavenworth were threatened by Confederate forces under General Sterling Price, fortifications were constructed on the crest of the ridge to the west. These works were armed with heavy siege…
Address by President Lincolnat the dedication ofThe Gettysburg National CemeteryNovember 19, 1863 Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition …
Captain William Clark epitomized the best qualities of the American citizen-soldier and their seminal contributions to the development of the United States. Clark was born 1 August, 1770 to a modest, but accomplished and fiercely patriotic Virgini…
This building is dedicated to the memory of Mrs. Elizabeth Schenck Smith, the daughter and wife of Army officers. In 1920, Mrs. Smith founded the Fort Leavenworth Women's Club, the forerunner of today's Wives' Club. Agendas included women's suffra…
This building was constructed in 1901 [as] an Artillery Guard House. In 1921 it was converted to quarters and housed three noncommissioned officer families.
This building was used as a horse riding hall where troops practiced horsemanship skills. It was used for this purpose until the "new" riding hall was constructed in 1908. The new Riding Hall is now Gruber Gym on Reynolds Avenue.
This tablet marks the siteof the first capitalof theTerritory of KansasUsed byGovernor Andrew H. ReederOctober 7, to November 21, 1854
Soldier, scholar, diplomat, explorer, the career of Meriwether Lewis epitomizes the range of duties and responsibilities inherent in the role of United States Army officer. Lewis was born 18 August, 1774 in Virginia and was commissioned as ensign …
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