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Fort Riley

noun
1.
a military reservation in NE Kansas, NE of Junction City.
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  • Fort Riley is about ten miles from Manhattan, at the forks of the Kaw.

    The Boy Settlers

    Noah Brooks
  • I went to Fort Riley the 1st day of October 1883, and stayed there three weeks.

  • There was very little hunting about Fort Riley in the winter.

    Tenting on the Plains Elizabeth B. Custer
  • Dwight just lived for that boy, said Fort Riley, small blame to him!

    A Soldier's Trial

    Charles King
  • The troops that I had ordered to march from Fort Riley refused to march in the winter.

    The Battle of Atlanta Grenville M. Dodge
  • Fort Riley is an interesting spot for civilian and soldier alike.

    My Native Land James Cox
  • The Fort Riley troops are always called on when there is trouble in the West.

    My Native Land James Cox
  • They had heard good reports of the region lying westward of Manhattan and Fort Riley.

    The Boy Settlers

    Noah Brooks
  • While in Manhattan, they had supplied themselves with potatoes; at Fort Riley they had bought fresh beef from the sutler.

    The Boy Settlers

    Noah Brooks

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