• Harry Schappell, a volunteer with the Fort Sill Museum dressed as a 19th century cannoneer, tells visitors about canisters, which were fired from cannons.

    Harry Schappell, a volunteer with the Fort Sill...

    Harry Schappell, a volunteer with the Fort Sill Museum dressed as a 19th century cannoneer, tells visitors about canisters, which were fired from cannons.

  • The Gun Detachment of the Fort Sill Museum fires a mountain howitzer, left, and 6-pound cannon during the Frontier Army Days Oct. 17 at the Old Post Quadrange.

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    The Gun Detachment of the Fort Sill Museum fires a mountain howitzer, left, and 6-pound cannon during the Frontier Army Days Oct. 17 at the Old Post Quadrange.

  • Claude Lamoreaux, a volunteer at the Fort Sill Museum, explains the various rifles, muskets and revolvers used by frontier soldiers during the Frontier Army Days. The free, seven-hour event was sponsored by the museum.

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    Claude Lamoreaux, a volunteer at the Fort Sill Museum, explains the various rifles, muskets and revolvers used by frontier soldiers during the Frontier Army Days. The free, seven-hour event was sponsored by the museum.

  • Soldiers depicting the 6th U.S. Infantry clear their muskets by firing percussion caps during a demonstration at Frontier Army Days Oct. 17 at Fort Sill's Old Post Quadrangle. They shot replica Model 1865 Springfield rifles, a .58 caliber weapon which was the standard Army issue for infantry soldiers in the 1860s. The soldiers came from the Frontier Brigade Living History Associations 10th Kansas Volunteer Infantry, 77th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and the 2nd Colorado Volunteer Infantry.

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    Soldiers depicting the 6th U.S. Infantry clear their muskets by firing percussion caps during a demonstration at Frontier Army Days Oct. 17 at Fort Sill's Old Post Quadrangle. They shot replica Model 1865 Springfield rifles, a .58 caliber weapon which...

  • Clive Siegle, member of the Fort Sill Museum Gun Detachment, demonstrates how a worm is used to clear a howitzer to the Boyle family. Dozens of families visited the fort Oct. 27 to see history come to life.

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    Clive Siegle, member of the Fort Sill Museum Gun Detachment, demonstrates how a worm is used to clear a howitzer to the Boyle family. Dozens of families visited the fort Oct. 27 to see history come to life.

  • Lori Siltman, dressed as an 1860 frontier woman, talks with visitors during the Frontier Army Days at Fort Sill's Old Post Quadrange Oct. 17.

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    Lori Siltman, dressed as an 1860 frontier woman, talks with visitors during the Frontier Army Days at Fort Sill's Old Post Quadrange Oct. 17.

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