Military on the Santa Fe Trail
August 27, 28, 2021
Council Oak Park
Following is the planned schedule of presentations to be made at Council Oak Park, Council Grove, pertaining to Military on the Santa Fe Trail. This is a FREE EVENT!
Come for the day! Bring your lawn chairs.
Friday, August 27, 2021
6 pm - Reception at the Kaw Mission welcome representatives of the Mormon Battalion and to recognize descendants of men who served in the Battalion
Saturday, August 28, 2021
9 am - Kenneth McClintock—Custer and Other Trivia on the SFT
10 am - Kevin Henson, President of the Mormon Battallion Assn.—Kearny's Army and the Army of the West
11 am - Laura Anderson—Women accompanying the Mormon Battalion
12 pm - Jim Crosby—Council Grove’s Co. C, 137th Inf. Rgmt. 35th Div., SFT Div.
1 pm - Jay Clark—Buffalo Soldiers
2 pm - Kevin Henson—Mormon Battalion
3 pm - Bill McFarland—8th Kansas Vol. Inf. Rgmt.
4 pm - Herschel Stroud—Medical care during the Civil War