Like people everywhere, Kansas men, women, and children have suffered and died as a result of the country's all too frequent involvement in war. The ancestors of the state's citizens served in and were affected by the nation's earliest conflicts, including the Revolution and the War of 1812. Some served in the Mexican War before making Kansas their home in the 1850s and 1860s. Throughout the various conflicts in American history Kansas, has provided resources for war efforts. These are a few of the wars and conflicts that have impacted the state.
Author: Kansas Historical Society
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Date Created: November 2001
Date Modified: July 2011
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