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Fort Dearborn By Riley Hunter
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A short history of Fort Dearborn; the fort that would become Chicago.
King's Men After By Jesse R Beck
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This is a book containing accounts of the actions and activities, since October 13, 1949 of each of the one hundred twenty one young men who were commissioned as US Army second lieutenants at Fort... More > Riley, Kansas on October 14, 1949. They came to Officer Candidate School at the Army’s Ground General School, Army Officer Candidate Regiment, Company K from a variety of places from the near and far reaches of the lower forty eight states, including wherever in the World United States Armed Forces were serving.< Less
Soldier's Prayer By Lewis Oldham
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In 1959, I was stationed at Fort Riley Kansas, a private in the United States Army. The flat terrain and unforgiving weather of Kansas was very different from the Allegheny Mountains I called home. I... More > wrote this poem in 1960.< Less
Soldier's Prayer By Lewis Oldham
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In 1959, I was stationed at Fort Riley Kansas, a private in the United States Army. The flat terrain and unforgiving weather of Kansas was very different from the Allegheny Mountains I called home. I... More > wrote this poem in 1960.< Less
My Charger's Name Was Pegasus: The World War 2 Memoir of a Cavalryman Turned Intelligence Agent By Charles von Bernuth
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Merriam Press World War II Memoir No. 3. First eBook Edition, 2015. Before the war Charlie was a member of a National Guard cavalry unit. In 1942 he enlisted at Fort Riley, where they were still... More > training horse units. Two years later Charlie was recruited by the OSS. After training, Charlie shipped out in July 1944 for England. After training as a spy, in late 1944 he went to France in an OSS section attached to Seventh Army. The last half of the book details his experiences recruiting locals as agents to perform intelligence missions, often going behind German lines. During one such mission, things go wrong and Charlie's actions result in his receiving a Silver Star. He was among those who went into Dachau after the camp was liberated. Charlie's job was to locate certain individuals among the prisoners who had been recruited by the OSS as spies and had fallen into enemy hands, and to get them back. Charlie's memoir covers two topics—cavalry and the OSS—that have seen little coverage in WW2 memoirs. 13 photos.< Less
Cowboy Cattle Call Songs, Another Western Story By Burr Cook
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In this story, the forth in a continuing saga which includes "Six Wagons to Laramie", "Badlands Bart", and "Lawmen of Laramie" James Riley is sought by a bounty hunter... More > and has adventures in Fort Laramie, Montana and The Black Hills of Dakota. He falls in love with Winona, a Lakota Sioux Native American before returning with her to Laramie.< Less
The Complete Laramie Series By Burr Cook
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In Part 1 “Six Wagons to Laramie, a Western” a New York family named Hansom moves west by wagon train. The wagon master turns out to be a gunfighter who falls in love with Carla Hansom.... More > “Bart of the Dakota Badlands”, Part 2 is a sequel to “Six Wagons to Laramie” although it may be read as a standalone. In “Lawmen of Laramie”, Part 3, Buck and Bart form a posse to track down a wild gang who killed most of the Riley family. James Riley, at age 16, shoots one of the gang members in Denver. In “Cowboy Cattle Call Songs”, Part 4, James Riley is sought by a bounty hunter and has adventures in Fort Laramie Then The Black Hills of Dakota. He falls in love with a Lakota Sioux Native American. In “The Z Bar Ranch Incident”, Part 5, an outlaw gang takes over a neighboring ranch and plunders the Z-Bar and other nearby ranches. Badlands Bart is called upon to help resolve the situation. In “The Cattle Drive”, Part 6, Texas Long Horns are being driven to the starving Lakota Sioux.< Less
Horsemanship By US Cavalry
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In our day and time hundreds of thousands of Americans of all ages continue to develop the art of horseback riding for the sense of physical well-being which it gives to even a novice. It is, indeed,... More > well said that, The outside of a horse is good for the inside of a horse is good for the inside of a man." Another group of riders will pass beyond this stage into exciting, exhilarating stages of showing and hunting. It is especially for this group this edition of the famous Fort Riley book of instructions, Horsemanship is presented. Everyone who is ever to know the fun of "throwing a leg over a horse" will find something in here that will make his horseback riding hours safer and more pleasurable. Every rider who rides the quietest horse into the bridle path will learn something here of how the horse will react to certain demands. The rider on his first--or hundredth horse show, his first hunt of one of many years of activity in the hunt field will find a treasure trove of instruction and advice.< Less