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* Fort Sill, a United States Army post near Lawton, Oklahoma, named for Joshua W. Sill
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Standing out amongst his peers in outstanding marksmanship and leadership qualities, PFC Franks was selected to attend the Artillery and Missile Officer Candidate School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma and was commissioned a second lieutenant in 1967.
After an initial tour as a battery Assistant Executive Officer at Fort Sill, he was assigned to the US 9th Infantry Division, Republic of Vietnam, where he served as Forward observer, Aerial observer, and Assistant S-3 with 2nd Battalion, 4th Field Artillery.
In 1968, Franks returned to Fort Sill, where he commanded a cannon battery in the Artillery Training Center.
During 1991-1992, he was assigned as Assistant Commandant of the Field Artillery School at Fort Sill.
In 1876, Grant's reputation was damaged by his White House deposition defending his personal secretary Orville Babcock, indicted in the Whiskey Ring graft trials, and his Secretary of War William W. Belknap's resignation, impeachment by the House, and trial in the Senate over receiving profit money from the Fort Sill tradership.
Also in this session, Garfield and John Coburn uncovered corruption in the Post Tradership Office at Fort Sill — control of supplies had been monopolized, with overpricing occurring.
Today two branches of the tribe are federally recognized as independent units: the Fort Sill Apache Tribe, located near Apache, Oklahoma ; and the Chiricahua tribe located on the Mescalero Apache reservation near Ruidoso, New Mexico.
After a number of deaths of Chiricahua at the Fort Marion prison near St. Augustine, Florida, the survivors were moved, first to Alabama, and later to Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
Eventually, the surviving Chiricahua prisoners were moved to the Fort Sill military reservation in Oklahoma.
They were given the choice to remain at Fort Sill or to relocate to the Mescalero reservation near Ruidoso, New Mexico.
The Chiricahua-Warm Springs Fort Sill Apache tribe in Oklahoma say they have four bands in Fort Sill:
Today, the Comanche Nation Comanche tribal enrollment numbers 15, 191 with approximately 7, 763 members residing in the Lawton – Fort Sill and surrounding areas of Southwest Oklahoma.
In 1875, the last free band of Comanches, led by Quahada warrior Quanah Parker, surrendered and moved to the Fort Sill reservation in Oklahoma.
The 1890 Census showed 1, 598 Comanche at the Fort Sill reservation, which they shared with 1, 140 Kiowa and 326 Kiowa Apache.
In 1875, the last free band of Comanches, led by Quanah Parker, surrendered and moved to the Fort Sill reservation in Oklahoma.
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At Fort Garry some of the Swiss also decided to cast their lot with the United States, and in 1823 several families paid guides to take them to Fort Snelling.
By fall, 443 survivors of this arduous journey were clustered about Fort Snelling, but most of them were sent on to Galena and St. Louis, with a few going as far as Vevay, Indiana, a notable Swiss center in the United States.
* 1812 – War of 1812: The Battle of Fort Dearborn is fought between United States troops and Potawatomi at what is now Chicago, Illinois.
Other cities with extensive canal networks include: Alkmaar, Amersfoort, Bolsward, Brielle, Delft, Den Bosch, Dokkum, Dordrecht, Enkhuizen, Franeker, Gouda, Haarlem, Harlingen, Leeuwarden, Leiden, Sneek and Utrecht in the Netherlands ; Brugge and Gent in Flanders, Belgium ; Birmingham in England ; Saint Petersburg in Russia ; Hamburg and Berlin in Germany ; Fort Lauderdale and Cape Coral in Florida, United States.
In 1803, the United States Army built Fort Dearborn, which was destroyed in the War of 1812, Battle of Fort Dearborn.
* 1807 – In Alabama, former Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr is arrested for treason and confined to Fort Stoddert.
Fort Collins is a Home Rule Municipality situated on the Cache La Poudre River along the Colorado Front Range, and is the county seat and most populous city of Larimer County, Colorado, United States.
Fort Collins is the fourth most populous city in the State of Colorado and the 185th most populous city in the United States.
The United States Census Bureau estimates that in 2005 the population of the City of Fort Collins was 128, 026, the population of the Fort Collins-Loveland Metropolitan Statistical Area was 271, 927 ( 163rd most populous MSA ), and the population of the Front Range Urban Corridor was 4, 013, 055.
His Columbia River trading post at Fort Astoria ( established in April 1811 ) was the first United States community on the Pacific coast.
Early in 1941, Willys-Overland demonstrated the vehicle's off-road capability by having it drive up the steps of the United States Capitol, driven by Willys test driver Irving " Red " Haussman, who had recently heard soldiers at Fort Holabird calling it a " jeep.
* 1942 – World War II: A Japanese submarine surfaces near the Columbia River in Oregon, firing 17 shells at nearby Fort Stevens in one of only a handful of attacks by the Japanese against the United States mainland.
After the British surrendered Fort Niagara in November 1796, they confronted the United States from Canada over the Niagara River.
* 1806 – Pike expedition: United States Army Lieutenant Zebulon Pike begins an expedition from Fort Bellefontaine near St. Louis, Missouri, to explore the west.
The United States adapted the former Spanish facility at Fort Bellefontaine as a fur trading post near St. Louis in 1804 for business with the Sauk and Fox.
* 1856 – American Old West: On the Sonoita River in present-day southern Arizona, the United States Army establishes Fort Buchanan in order to help control new land acquired in the Gadsden Purchase.
* 1790 – Warriors of the Miami tribe under Chief Little Turtle defeat United States troops under General Josiah Harmar at the site of present-day Fort Wayne, Indiana, in the Northwest Indian War.
Paris, Texas is a city located northeast of the Dallas – Fort Worth Metroplex in Lamar County, Texas, in the United States.
* 1877 – American Indian Wars: Oglala Sioux chief Crazy Horse is bayoneted by a United States soldier after resisting confinement in a guardhouse at Fort Robinson in Nebraska.
During the battle, Francis Scott Key composes his poem " Defence of Fort McHenry ", which is later set to music and becomes the United States ' national anthem.