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Published by Kansas State Historical Society in Topeka, Kan .
Written in English



  • Fort Larned (Larned, Kan.),
  • Larned (Kan.)


  • Fort Larned (Larned, Kan.) -- History.,
  • Larned (Kan.) -- History.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 84.

StatementLeo E. Oliva.
LC ClassificationsF689.L34 O44 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3513747M
ISBN 100877260249
LC Control Number82080495

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Fort Larned on the Santa Fe Trail. [Leo E Oliva] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you CreativeWork, schema:Book;. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. National Park Service: Fort Larned National Historic Site; Santa Fe Trail Center, museum devoted to the history of the Santa Fe Trail in city of Larned; Articles. The Story of Fort Larned, article, Kansas Historical Quarterly; Fort Larned celebrates 50th anniversary as Location: Pawnee County, Kansas, Kansas route , USA. Oliva, Leo E., Fort Larned on the Santa Fe Trail (Topeka: Kansas State Historical Society, ). An excellent history of this Kansas Post. Oliva, Leo E., Fort Union and the Frontier Army in the Southwest (Santa Fe: National Park Service, ). A comprehensive history of this Santa Fe Trail Post and military activities in the Southwest.

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