Colonel Dodge

Richard Irving Dodge (May 19, 1827 – June 16, 1895) was a colonel in the United States Army. Dodge was born in North Carolina and died after a long and successful career in the U.S. Army. He began as a cadet in 1844 and retired as a Colonel May 19, 1891. Dodge was Aide-De-Camp to General William Tecumseh Sherman from 1881–1882. In the second publishing of his memoirs General Sherman wrote, “… the vacancy made by Colonel McCook was filled by Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Irving Dodge, Twenty-third Infantry then serving at a cantonment on the Upper Canadian—an officer who had performed cheerfully and well a … Read more


<< Previous  Next>> / / Wichita Daily Times Wichita Falls, Texas Jan 14 1913 New Herd of Bison of Interest to Scientists WASHINGTON –Government scientists in Washington displayed real interest in a dispatch from Winnipeg a few days ago, announcing that Harry V Radford, the American explorer had discovered more than 350 (? 850) wild buffalo in the Slave lake district of the Hudson Bay country. The wild buffalo of the American plains are gone and nothing remains of them save a few museum and zoological park specimens. Outside of the national zoological park in Washington, the Bronx Zoo, in … Read more

Wood Bison

Most all Wood Bison are in Canada  (Bison bison athabascae)  February 14, 2019 Notice to the Wildlife Import Export Community (F&WS) Subject: Wood bison (Bison bison athabascae) Background: At the most recent Conference of the Parties (CoP 17), held in Johannesburg, South Africa, September 24 – October 4, 2016. A proposal by Canada to delist the Wood bison from CITES was adopted and came into effect on January 2, 2017. Therefore no CITES documents are required for this species as of January 2, 2017. However, the Wood bison is protected and listed as Threatened under the US Endangered Species Act (ESA). … Read more