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    • Philip St. George Cooke, Lieutenant-Colonel second dragoons, serving with the Army in Utah

    • Bust portrait of Lieutenant-Colonel Philip St. George Cooke of the United States Army 2nd Dragoons. Cooke has a moustache, a goatee and mutton chops, and wears a military uniform with a belted, double-breasted jacket and epaulettes.
    • United States. Army. Dragoons Regiment, 2nd--People.; Cavalry--1850-1860.; Military officers--American--1850-1860.; Cooke, Philip St. George, 1809-1895.
    • 1858 June 12
    • A. B. Sampson Springfield Mass

    • Studio portrait of A. B. Sampson, Colorado Volunteers, First Cavalry Regiment, Company F, or "Fort Lyons Company J."
    • United States. Army. Colorado Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1862-1865)--People.; Cavalry--Colorado--1860-1870.; Military officers--Colorado--1860-1870.; Sampson, A. B.
    • 1864 April 10
    • Solon N. Ackley

    • Studio portrait of Solon N. Ackley, of the Colorado Volunteers, First Cavalry Regiment, Company F.
    • United States. Army. Colorado Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1862-1865)--People.; Cavalry--Colorado--1860-1870.; Military officers--Colorado--1860-1870.; Ackley, Solon N.
    • 1864 April 13
    • Joseph W. Aldrich - Post Mill Village, Orange County, Vermont - Fort Logan

    • Studio portrait of Joseph W. Aldrich, Colorado Volunteers, First Cavalry Regiment (died at Sand Creek). Uniform includes a kepi hat, rifle, pistol, and sword.
    • United States. Army. Colorado Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1862-1865)--People.; Cavalry--Colorado--1860-1870.; Military officers--Colorado--1860-1870.; Aldrich, Joseph W., Colorado 1st Cavalry.
    • 1864 March 15
    • General Custer presenting captured battle-flags at the War Department, Washington

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page shows General George A. Custer in Washington D.C. Custer wears a military uniform and presents tattered Confederate battle flags held by Confederate soldiers, captured at the Battle of Cedar Creek, to dignitaries...
    • Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Generals--American--District of Columbia--Washington--1860-1870.; Military parades & ceremonies--District of Columbia--Washington--1860-1870.; Military standards--Confederate--1860-1870.; Prisoners--District of...
    • 1864 November 12
    • Gen. George A. Custer, in uniform, bust

    • General George Armstrong Custer, head and shoulders framed portrait, wearing military uniform and hat; actual portrait made in 1865.
    • Generals--1880-1890.; Military officers--United States--1880-1890.; Military uniforms--1880-1890.; Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876.
    • 1865
    • Major General Grenville M. Dodge Commander Department of the Missouri.

    • Head, shoulders and chest portrait of Major General Grenville M. Dodge, shows the commander with a full beard wearing a military issue double breasted winter coat, a bow tie and hat. Dodge was a civil and military engineer and Chief Engineer of the...
    • Military officers--1860-1870.; Dodge, Grenville Mellen, 1831-1916.
    • 1865
    • When I first crossed the plains in 1865, Chs. S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He wears a wide brimmed hat, short hair and is clean shaven. He wears a coat decorated with piping and a tie and stickpin.
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Military scouts.; Rifles.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1865 June 1
    • [Receipt]

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    • Taxes--Colorado--Weld County--1860-1870.; Tax collection--Colorado--Weld County--To 1876.; Taxation--Colorado--Weld County--To 1876.; Weld County (Colo.)--To 1876.
    • 1867
    • Plum Creek with soldiers encamped

    • Soldiers sit or stand outside canvas tents in Plum Creek (Lexington) in Dawson County, Nebraska. Rows of tents are near a windmill and probably a water tank. Shows Union Pacific Railroad passenger cars, a frame depot and false front commercial...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Plum Creek (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Military camps--American--Nebraska--Plum Creek--1860-1870.; Railroad stations--Nebraska--Plum Creek--1860-1870.; Tents--Nebraska--Plum Creek--1860-1870.;...
    • 1867
    • Seventh Cavalry scenes

    • North American Indian (Lakota, Sioux) men on horseback attack Seventh (7th) Cavalry soldiers in probably Montana. The soldiers wear military uniforms, stand or kneel in a circle and hold rifles. Eagles, dogs, rabbits, deer, coyotes or wolves gather...
    • Cheyenne Indians--War--1860-1870.; Dakota Indians--War--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--War--1860-1870.; Skirmishing--1860-1870.; Cavalry--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--1860-1870.; Fighting--1860-1870.; Pets--1860-1870.; Wagon trains--1860-1870.
    • 1867 August 17
    • Buffalo-hunting on the plains by officers of the United States Army

    • United States Army officers on horseback hunt buffalo on the plains. Soldiers in uniform take tongues from dead animals and drink a toast at a dinner table in a tent under United States flags. Includes portraits of Major Albert P. Morrow and...
    • Bison hunting--1860-1870.; Eating & drinking--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--1860-1870.; Military officers--American--1860-1870.; Cooper, Wyckliffe.; Morrow, Albert P.
    • 1867 July 6
    • Our Indian war sketches

    • North American Indian (Arapahoe) men sit with military men in uniform, and smoke a calumet (pipe) near an Indian camp. The Indian men have long hair, necklaces or earrings, and sit wrapped in robes. One man wears a feather in his military hat....
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Calumets--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--1860-1870.; Military scouts--1860-1870.; Smoking--1860-1870.
    • 1867 June 29
    • [Receipt]

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    • Taxes--Colorado--Weld County--1860-1870.; Tax collection--Colorado--Weld County--To 1876.; Taxation--Colorado--Weld County--To 1876.; Weld County (Colo.)--To 1876.
    • 1868
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (profile) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He stands in front of a painted backdrop near an artificial tree. He has a full beard and curly hair. He holds a rifle and wears a round brimmed hat with a tassel, a...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Beards.; Handguns.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1869
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (profile) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He stands, with one foot on a stump, in front of a painted backdrop near an artificial tree. He has a full beard and curly hair. He holds a rifle and wears a round...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Beards.; Handguns.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S.
    • 1869
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (profile) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He has a full beard and curly hair. He wears a round brimmed hat, a striped shirt and has a bandanna around his neck. He wears herring-bone pants and has a wide belt...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Beards.; Handguns.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1869
    • Scout Chas. S. Stobie "Mountain Charlie" 1st scout White River Ute Agency

    • Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist, poses in a high back saddle on his paint horse by probably a river in Colorado. He wears a hat, a leather shirt with fringe and a decorated bib, a gun belt with cartridges, and leather boots.
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Horseback riding.; Military scouts.; Rivers.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1869
    • Silver Queen guards, 1873

    • The Silver Queen Guards form a long line in front of the "Assay Office" in Georgetown, Colorado. The men wear military style uniforms with long jackets, white trousers, gloves, and flat top caps with a "K" on them. They pose at attention with heads...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Bayonets--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.; Uniforms--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Coyotero Apache scouts at Apache Lake

    • White and Native American men sit or stand with rifles, at what is identified as Apache Lake, in the White Mountains (Apache County or Navajo County, later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. The two Native American (Coyotero Apache, Western...
    • Indian scouts--Arizona--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Western Apache Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Arizona--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873
    • Pedro, Captain of one of the Coyotero Apache Bands

    • Pedro, a Native American (Coyotero Apache, Western Apache) tribal leader, stands and poses beside possibly a bear rug, in Arizona. Pedro wears a military uniform with epaulets and a chevron, and a hat with an upturned brim. Shows trees on a...
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Western Apache Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Tribal chiefs--Arizona--1870-1880.; Uniforms--Arizona--1870-1880.; Pedro, Western Apache chief.; Geographical...
    • 1873
    • Indian peace commission

    • A peace commission, possibly during the Native American Modoc War, shows a group of men and women with donkeys and covered wagons gathered in a grassy field; some of the men are in military uniforms.
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Modoc Indians--1870-1880.; Delegations--1870-1880.; Peace negotiations--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • View on Apache Lake, Sierra Blanca Range [sic], Arizona

    • Men sit or stand and pose beside what is identified as Apache Lake in the White Mountains in Apache County or Navajo County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. Some wear hats and carry rifles, one wears a shirt with piping on the...
    • Indian scouts--Arizona--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Western Apache Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Arizona--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873
    • The Modoc war, soldiers recovering the bodies of the slain

    • Cavalry soldiers in military uniforms hold swords and rifles, and stand beside men killed by North American (Modoc) Indians in California. Bust portraits show Captain Evan Thomas with muttonchop whiskers and a moustache, a bow tie and shoulder...
    • Indians of North America--War--California--1870-1880.; Modoc Indians--Wars, 1873--California.; Battlefields--California--1870-1880.; Dead bodies--California--1870-1880.; Military officers--1870-1880.; Soldiers--California--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873 May 17
    • Navaho Delegation

    • Group portrait of the Native American Navajo Delegation to Washington, D.C. with white men, shows left to right, front row: Carnero Mucho, Mariano, Juanita Pal ti-to (Manuelito's wife), Manuelito, Manuelito Segundo and Tiene-su-se; and left to...
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--1870-1880.; Delegations--1870-1880.; Women--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Custer's expedition on the plains

    • View of a large contingent of horses, riders, and wagons making their way across a vast plain as part of George Armstrong Custer's expedition of 1874. Many of the men wear military uniforms.
    • Dakota Indians--War--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--1870-1880.; Soldiers--1870-1880.; Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876--Military service.
    • 1874
    • Col. Van Vliet and officers of his Battallion, 3rd Cavalry

    • Colonel Frederick Van Vliet poses on a rock outcropping near Custer City, Black Hills, Dakota Territory, during the Native American Sioux campaigns with fellow Third Cavalry men: Second Lieutenant James F. Simpson, Second Lieutenant George F....
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890--Journeys--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; United States. Army. Cavalry, 3rd--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota...
    • 1876
    • General Merritt's H. Q. in the field on Whitewood

    • Cavalry officers lounge outside a tent under cottonwood trees, on Whitewood Creek, outside the Black Hills, Dakota Territory. They include: Second Lieutenant Julius H. Pardee, Twenty-third Infantry; First Lieutenant William C. Forbush, Fifth...
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890--Journeys--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Merritt, Wesley, 1834-1910--Staff.; Dakota Indians--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Col. Royal and officers of the Third Cavalry

    • U. S. Army Cavalry officers pose on a rock outcropping during the Native American Sioux campaigns, along French Creek in the Black Hills, Dakota Territory. Included are: First Lieutenant Joseph Lawson, Second Lieutenant James F. Simpson, Second...
    • United States. Army. Cavalry, 3rd--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Cavalry--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Military...
    • 1876
    • Gen. Merritt's H. Q. at the Rock of the Cross

    • View of General Wesley Merritt's headquarters in the southern Black Hills, Dakota Territory, during the Native American Sioux campaigns, shows three tents, one with regimental markings of the Fourteenth Infantry, a Sibley heating stove between...
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890--Journeys--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Merritt, Wesley, 1834-1910--Staff.; Dakota Indians--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Gen. Crook's Army in camp, on French Creek, after arrival of train

    • View of General George Crook's Native American campaign expedition camp on French Creek in the Black Hills, Dakota Territory, shows army canvas wall, A-frame, and small two man tents supplied by train, arranged in military organization. The...
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890--Journeys--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; United States. Army--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; French...
    • 1876
    • Comanche photographed by O.S. Goff, Fort A. Lincoln, Dakota Territory

    • A man in a military uniform holds the reins of the horse "Comanche" at Fort Abraham Lincoln (Morton County), North Dakota. The horse has an English saddle and a pad inscribed with the Seventh U.S. Cavalry "7."
    • United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th--People--1870-1880.; Fort Abraham Lincoln (N.D.)--1870-1880.; Cavalry--North Dakota--Fort Abraham Lincoln--1870-1880.; Horses--North Dakota--Fort Abraham Lincoln--1870-1880.
    • 1878 May 25
    • Colorado, the late Ute outbreak and massacre at the White River Agency

    • View of log and frame buildings near Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. Shows people and horses near the residence of Chief Ouray, North American Indian (Tabequache Ute) chief. Bust portraits show Ute "Joe"(probably scout Joseph Rankin), with a...
    • Indian scouts--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1870-1880.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Generals--1870-1880.;...
    • 1879 December 6
    • Prospecting on the Ute Reservation, an ominous meeting

    • A North American Indian (Ute) man confronts a prospector on a mountain slope in Utah or Colorado. The Ute man wears a necklace with a star pendant and holds a rifle. Men with rifles stand behind him. The prospector holds a pick axe, and looks over...
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--1870-1880.; Miners--1870-1880.; Mining--1870-1880.; Pack animals--1870-1880.; Thornburgh, Thomas Tipton, 1843-1879.
    • 1879 October 25
    • Laying cornerstone of military academy

    • Spectators gather around a stone foundation and a beam and pulley arrangement in Canon City, Colorado. A stone block hangs under the tripod, and table and chairs are set up on boards comprising the first floor. Men gathered behind it wear silk top...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Building dedications--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Cornerstone laying--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Old military academy

    • At the old Military School in Canon City, Colorado, uniformed cadets are at parade rest with rifle butts to the ground. Two have flags, one of the United States. A three story brick building behind them has a mansard roof, bracketed cornice, stone...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cadets--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Military education--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1880 or 1881
    • Tabor Light Cavalry at the funeral of a member

    • A group of Tabor Light Cavalry at the funeral of a member in Leadville, Colorado, wear military uniforms that include helmets, coats, boots, and gloves. They form a u-shaped line around a coffin covered with flowers and an American flag. They hold...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Funeral rites & ceremonies--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Soldiers--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • Morning visit

    • View of a Native American Sioux tepee camp in a grove of box elders, near Fort Randall and the Missouri River, Dakota Territory, includes Sioux families and white soldiers in uniform with white women.
    • Dakota Indians--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Fort Randall (S.D.)--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Military officers--Dakota...
    • 1882
    • One Bull and Black Prairie Chicken

    • Two Native Americans (Dakota), identified as One Bull and Black Prairie Chicken, pose among tepees with a white man, woman, and child. One Bull and Black Prairie Chicken are wrapped in blankets and hides, the young white girl wears a long, heavy...
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Girls--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--1880-1890.; Military officers--1880-1890.; Women--1880-1890.; Black Prairie Chicken.; One Bull.
    • 1882
    • Issuing rations

    • A Native American (Sioux) man holding a pipe squats in front of a tepee camp, probably the Dakota Territory. Shows U.S. officers and their families with Sioux sitting and standing behind them waiting for the distribution of rations.
    • Dakota Indians--Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Food relief--Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Indian encampments--Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Military...
    • 1882?
    • Issuing supplies

    • White men, some in military uniform, stand around bundles of supplies to be distributed to Native American (Brule ?)prisoners of war, Fort Randall, South Dakota.
    • Dakota Indians--Capture & imprisonment--South Dakota--Randall--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Capture & imprisonment--South Dakota--Randall--1880-1890.; Randall (S.D.)--1880-1890.; Clothing relief--South Dakota--Randall--1880-1890.; Food...
    • 1882?

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