Accession Number:

ADA592955

Title:

Fort Leavenworth: From Frontier Post to Home of the United States Army Command and General Staff College

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLLEGE FORT LEAVENWORTH KS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1959-10-26

Pagination or Media Count:

75.0

Abstract:

This booklet recounts the highlights of Fort Leavenworths establishment as a frontier outpost, its role in the development of the Great American West, arid its continuing contribution to the armies of the Free World in the training program of the United States Army Command and General Staff College. It is hoped this introduction to the story of Fort Leavenworth, the oldest United States military post in continuous existence west of the Mississippi River, will increase appreciation of the development and objectives of this important post and will quicken interest in the community of Fort Leavenworth and the City of Leavenworth.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE