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Camp Funston, Kans.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs

Camp Funston, Kans.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public buildings,
  • Kansas,
  • Fort Riley (Kan.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBuildings in zone of Camp Funston, Kansas
    SeriesS.rp.85
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16135525M


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Camp Funston, Kans. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Education and recreation, Camp Funston, Kansas: The home of the Seventh (Hour Glass) Division, U.S. Army [E. F McGlachlin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : E. F McGlachlin. Camp Funston (Fort Riley Kansas) ( Souvenir Postcard Packet) [Frederick Funston, Leonard Wood] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Camp Funston (Fort Riley Kansas) ( Souvenir Postcard Packet)Price: $ Email this Article Camp Funston, Kansas. Booklet, published especially for the men and women of the 10th Infantry Division, tells the story of the evacuation and subsequent flooding of Camp Funston in July through pictures taken by soldier-photographers of the 10th Infantry Division and Fort Riley.

Camp Funston was established at Fort Riley in Kansas as a World War I training center for recruits from Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, and South Dakota. This collection includes personnel records from the 89th Division, rd Infantry, and the th Engineers.

Albert Gitchell, or in some accounts Mitchell, was a cook at Camp Funston (or Fort Riley), Kansas, who fell ill on Ma (in some accounts March 4) and reported to the infirmary first thing, followed shortly by others named, and then a hundred, all with the same complaints of fever, lassitude and headaches.

Camp Funston was a U.S. Army training camp located on Fort Riley, southwest of Manhattan, Kansas/5(57). Camp Funston, at Fort Riley, was the largest training Kans.

book in the Army, full of makeshift non-insulated barracks, housing soldiers each. It teemed Camp Funston soldiers from all over the Camp Funston. Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas This panoramic view shows Camp Funston on the Ft. Riley military reservation near Junction City, Kansas.

The facility, named after Brigadier General Frederick Funston, was one of sixteen divisional cantonment training camps built during World War I to house and train soldiers for military duty. Above: Improvised Infirmary in Camp Funston, Kansas for victims of 'Spanish Flu' A Book Review of 'Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of and how it changed the World' by Laura Spinney () With the COVID 19 pandemic gaining momentum and many of us entering uncharted territory it is always worth reflecting on what.

CAMP FUNSTON KANSAS. Named in honor of our Nation's hero, General Frederick Funston. The largest of the solid built Cantonments, being of wood and mostly of two story barracks, having all the essential necessities of a city, accommodating o men and being over two miles long.

Riley, Kansas was a sprawling establishment hous men and encompassing an entire camp, Camp Funston. Within that camp, thousands of horses, hogs, mules and chickens produced in excess of a stifling nine tons of manure each month.

And the accepted method Camp Funston its disposal was to burn it, even against driving wind. Camp Funston, Kansas (ca. ) KSGENWEB INTERNET GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY COPYRIGHT NOTICE: In keeping with the KSGenWeb policy of providing free information on the Internet, this data may be used by non-commercial entities, as long as this message remains on all copied materiel.

The M&FWC is located in buildingCamp Funston. Building (Camp Funston), the LRC Movement and Freight Work Center will no longer accept FEDEX (Federal Express) shipments. All FEDEX shipments should be brought to building (Star building) on Custer Hill.

Packages must be accompanied by a shipment request memorandum (with proper. Email this Article Camp Funston. Book: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title." published under the direction of the Department of Camp Activities and Amusements, Camp Funston, Kansas." Description: [46] pages: largely photographs with captions ; 20 x 31 cm.

- Roster. Roster for Company M, 70th Infantry, Camp Funston, Kansas. Dated December Top of roster features a bald eagle flanked by American flags and flags of other Allied nations. This black and white photograph shows a mess hall at Camp Funston on the Ft. Riley military reservation near Junction City, Kansas.

The facility, named after Brigadier General Frederick Funston, was one of sixteen divisional cantonment training camps built during World War I to house and train soldiers for military duty. The Library of Congress does not own rights to material in its collections.

Therefore, it does not license or charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot grant or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute the material.

() Camp Funston, 14th National Cantonment, Fort Riley, Kansas. Fort Riley Kansas United States. The site of Fort Riley, Kansas was chosen by surveyors in the fall of and was first called Camp Center, due to its proximity to the geographical center of the United States.

The following spring, three companies of the 6th infantry began the construction of temporary quarters at the camp. On Jthe camp’s name was changed to Fort Riley in honor of Major General Bennett C. MarchCamp Funston, Kansas by Suzanne Vincent.

That date and that place might ring a bell for some of you. It was there, at that time, that the worst pandemic in world history began. (Book: More Deadly than War: The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War), “was almost on the verge of a total collapse as a.

JUNCTION CITY, Nov. 28 -- Brig. Gen. John B. Coulter, former commanding officer of the Fourth Cavalry Regiment, Fort Meade, S.D., assumed temporary command this week of the Third Brigade of the. 1 negative: safety ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches or smaller. Photo, Print, Drawing Camp Funston, Kansas.

Dismounted review for General Millikan digital file from intermediary roll film. The Pandemic, according to some, began in the hospital at Camp Funston, a training camp located in Fort Riley. Another possibility: “Although the USA once claimed the dubious honour of being the seat of the ‘Spanish ‘Flu’ pandemic, with an outbreak in March at Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas, new research supports the theory.

Camp Funston (1) () - A U.S. Army World War I National Army Mobilization and Training Camp first established in on the Fort Riley reservation, Riley County, Kansas. Named Camp Funston in G.O.

95, 18 Julafter Brigadier General Frederick L. Funston, a Medal of Honor recipient, a legendary figure in the Philippine insurrection and the San Francisco earthquake. Company M was organized in September at Camp Funston, Kansas, with members from Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska.

The database includes known information on the name, address, and rank of the soldiers in Company M. If a soldier was wounded or killed, that information is included as well. Camp Funston Fort Riley, Kansas 9/19/17 Verne O.

Williams and Chas A. Stead Photographers Kansas City, Mo. - Photograph th Infantry Band. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

At that time, the “Spanish flu” affected one-third of the world’s population, killing tens of millions of people. It occurred in places like Antarctica, which had no contact with the outside world. The first known cases were 1, radio operators at Camp Funston, Kansas. They were the first to use wireless transmitters.

Camp Funston at Fort Riley was particularly hard hit. And then U.S. troops sent from Fort Riley to fight in World War I in Europe may have carried the virus with them and it spread from there. The evidence suggests that the influenza of began in February in rural Haskell County, Kansas where a severe form of the virus was prevalent.

Haskell County is about three hundred miles from Camp Funston where military training was taking place in earnest during that winter. Camp Funston was a U.S. Army training camp located on Fort Riley, southwest of Manhattan, Kansas. The camp was named for Brigadier General Frederick Funston (–).

It was one of sixteen such camps established at the outbreak of World War I.