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Posted: December 11, 2012 at 1:35 a.m.

100 YEARS AGO Dec. 11, 1912 WASHINGTON — Secretary of War Stimson has recommended to Congress the abandonment of Fort Logan H. Roots near Little Rock. Secretary Stimson’s recommendation is not the first Congress has received from him and from his predecessors concerning this and other small army posts. The government’s policy is to concentrate troops at a few brigade posts, rather than at many small regimental posts similar to Fort Logan H. Roots.

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