Michael has a BA in History & American Studies and an MSc in American History from the University of Edinburgh. He comes from a proud military family and has spent most of his career as an educator in the Middle East and Asia. His passion is travel, and he seizes any opportunity to share his experiences in the most immersive way possible, whether at sea or on the land.

Part of our in-depth series exploring the forts of Comancheria

Baca's Wagon Train | Bear Creek | Bear Creek Redoubt | Beaver Creek | Big Bushes | Cimarron Crossing 1 | Cimarron Crossing 2 | Comanches and Allies Battle Osages | Cow Creek | Davis's Fight | Eayre Attacks Cheyennes | Elephant Rock | Elkhorn Creek | Fort Dodge | Fort Harker | Fort Hays | Fort Larned | Fort Leavenworth | Fort Riley | Fort Scott | Fort Wallace | Fort Zarah | Fossil Creek Station | Kidder's Fight | Little Coon Creek | Lookout Station | Mulberry Creek | N. Fort Solomon River | Onate Fights Escanjaques | Pawnee Fork | Point of Rocks | Pond Creek Station | Punished Woman's Fork | Sheridan | Smoky Hill Crossing | Smoky Hill Station | Wilson's Fight

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