Fort Snelling

Fort Snelling St. Paul Minnesota


Stock #: 203547
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: St. Paul
State: Minnesota (MN)
County: Ramsey
Publisher: St. Paul Souvenir Co
Postmark: 1909 Jul-26
PM City: Hastings
PM State: MN
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Fort Snelling is one of the six great military posts of the United States. It was founded in 1819, and was for many years an outpost on the border of the Indian country. It is considered one of the most healthful military posts in the country and was continuously used after the Philippine campaign as a point where invalided soldiers could rebuild their health. During the last few years, it has been greatly enlarged and extended and is now garrisoned by infantry, artillery and cavalry
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