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Eric L Wesson
'Buffalo Soldiers': Seeking a Niche in History
File containing a photo, illustration, and biographical article about Albert Bly, "a former trooper and officer of the Tenth U. S. Cavalry" and a 57-year-old black military historian, residing at 2602...
'Site of Shame' Dedicated
April 29, 2007
The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic site was dedicated in southeastern Colorado on April 28, 2007. The site is located 160 miles southeast of Denver on Big Sandy Creek in Kiowa County and pays tribute...
100 Years Ago at Morton: Feds Killed in Battle
Reference to the Battle of Shaws Shop found in the file.
12th Street Poised for Big Things
March 2, 2006
Article about Ollie Gates' plans to revitalize the area around 12th and the Paseo. His vision includes restoring William T. Fitzgerald Memorial Fountain, erect a memorial to African American soliders and...
A Home Has Lively History
Article about the house of Jerubal Dorman, built in 1852 by him in Clinton, Missouri. Copy of a painting depicting the house, Dorman, and Governor Crittenden, with description of its use as a hideout and...
A Tale of Two Soldiers
March 2-8, 2006
Article profiling two Kansas Citians and their experiences as servicemen during and after the Iraq War. Pfc. Tomas Young and Pvt. Riley Soden were both wounded in Iraq, and returned home to the Kansas...
Black Soldiers Played Key Roles in America's Battles
November 6, 2009
Article tells the story of James H. Jones who served in the 761st Tank Battalion, 3rd Army under General Patton and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Sergeant Warren G. H. Crecy who was nominated for...
Bushwhacker's Killing Turns Out to Be Murder Mystery
File containing an article about Captain Fay Price, a "Confederate guerrilla leading a band of cutthroats in southwest Missouri, southeast Kansas and the Indian territory." Native of Missouri captured...
Fact or Fiction?
Biographical article about Therese Park, author of the novel "A Gift of the Emperor" about forced sex for Japanese soldiers in occupied Asia during World War II. Born in Korea in 1941 and serving as a...
Flu Outbreak of 1918-19 Had Its Origins in Kansas
October 7, 2005
It is possible that the Spanish influenza of 1918-19 started at Fort Riley, Kansas in Camp Funston which had been set up to train infantry soldiers. "What is thought to be the first case of the Spanish...
Fountain Damage To Be Assessed
This articles discusses the problems and solutions to repairing the American Legion Memorial Fountain that was recently hit by a car and damaged. Repair work was compared to the restoration done on the...
Fred Funston: A Forgotten Hero?
Photos and article about Frederick Funston (1865-1917), or Fred Funston, the "youngest brigadier general in the U. S. Army at the time" of the Spanish-American War in 1902, a native of Ohio raised in Kansas...
General Ewing's Advance
Story of the advance into Missouri by 2,000 soldiers and the rally to defend Kansas City.
General Joseph O. Shelby Undefeated to the Last
January 26, 2011
Postcard image of the Joseph O. Shelby memorial at Forest Hill Cemetery (69th & Troost) and short article about the military career of General Shelby. The memorial pays homage to Confederate soldiers who...
Great Grandfather Becomes True Hero For History Buff
August 3-9, 2012
Article about the events planned for a three-day celebration honoring the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry regiment, inlcuding a brief history of the unit that was organized by James Lane in August...
Helping Hand for Civil War Vanquished
Photo and biographical article about Martha Livingston Lykins, or Mattie Lykins (1824-1890), a newspaper short story writer and wife of Dr. Johnston Lykins and then George Caleb Bingham. Description of...
Helplessly, They Watched a Massacre
Book review of Robert Pearman's book, "The Battle of Platte Bridge," recounting the attack by Indians upon Union soldiers "sent into the Wyoming desert to protect the telegraph line and the Platte bridge...
How a Liberal Looks at Kansas City Riots
Story about the April 1968 riots in Kansas City, with thousands of soldiers in the city to quell the disturbances and armed guards at shopping malls, screams at city hall, etc.
Lampoon's Harpoons Jolt Officials
June 24, 2005
The cover story of this week's issue of The Pitch, ''Rebel Hell,'' which tells of the discovery of six conferederate soldiers buried at the site where the Sprint Arena groundbreaking was to take place,...
Legal Tangles Grow from Hidden Cemetery
December 10, 2007
When Mike Bauer purchased 96 acres near Longview Lake at the junction of Raytown and Highgrove roads, he was unaware of the "35-by-60-foot plot that sat smack in the middle of his potential paradise" that...
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