Transcribed from volume I of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Fort Sill, located at the junction of Medicine Bluff and Cache creeks, about 4 miles north of the city of Lawton, in the northern part of Comanche county, Okla., was established by the Nineteenth Kansas cavalry late in the year 1868 or early in 1869, and was at first known as "Camp Wichita." It was occupied by the regiment until March 2, 1869, when the Nineteenth was ordered in pursuit of Little Robe's band of Cheyennes. On July 2, 1869, the name was changed to Fort Sill, a reservation was established, and the post became a permanent institution.

Page 675 from volume I of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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