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    • Procession at San Francisco, in celebration of the admission of California into the American Union

    • View of crowds and a parade in celebration of California's acceptance into the union at the Plaza of San Francisco in San Francisco, California. Shows the three story Eldorado Hotel with a portico decorated with columns and a sign that reads: "El...
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1850-1860.; Floats (Parades)--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Hotels--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Parades & processions--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Plazas--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.;...
    • 1851 January 25
    • Samuel Dewel (Duel) Journal

    • Diary of Samuel Dewel (Duel) served in the Civil War in Company A, 32nd Regiment of the Ohio Volunteers. He served from July 12, 1861 to August 19, 1862. He was honorably discharged for medical reasons. This journal covers the soldiers daily...
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    • 1861
    • 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
    • Destruction of Julesburg 1865 by Indians

    • Photoprint of a drawing of the 1865 siege of Julesburg, Colorado in Weld County shows smoke billowing out of burning buildings, as Native Americans on horses watch.
    • Julesburg (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Fires--Colorado--Julesburg--1860-1870.
    • 1865
    • 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
    • Sioux tepees at North Platte, Nebr.

    • Native American (Sioux) women and men and soldiers in uniform stand near tepees in North Platte (Lincoln County), Nebraska. The women wear shawls and skirts and hold young children. Shows dogs, possibly wagons and equipment.
    • Dakota Indians--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.; North Platte (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.; Tipis--Nebraska--North Platte--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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Supply train in corrall [sic], near Custer City

    • United States soldiers pose next to a corral of supply wagons with loosened canvas covers, near Custer City, Black Hills, Dakota Territory. Wagons brought tons of provisions to replenish the troops sent on Native American campaigns.
    • Dakota Indians--War, 1876--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Campaigns & battles--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Carts & wagons--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Col. Mills, and officers of his Battallion, 3rd Cavalry

    • Captain Anson Mills poses in front of a trophy tepee from the Slim Buttes battle in the southern Black Hills, Dakota Territory, with Lieutenant Colonel William B. Royall, Captain William H. Andrews, First Lieutenant Joseph Lawson, scout Frank...
    • 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.; Slim Buttes (S.D.),...
    • 1876
    • Troops passing old Stockade, French Creek

    • View of dismounted cavalrymen marching down French Creek, in front of Gordon Stockade, Black Hills, Dakota Territory (now South Dakota). United States soldiers, on Native American campaigns, wear makeshift uniforms and boots and carry Springfield...
    • Dakota Indians--War, 1876--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--South Dakota--1870-1880.; South Dakota--1870-1880.; Campaigns & battles--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Cavalry--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Forts & fortifications--South...
    • 1876
    • Fifth cavalry leaving Custer City

    • View of United States Fifth Cavalry on Native American campaigns as they ride in two columns leaving Custer City, Black Dakota Territory. Dust blows through the abandoned mining camp.
    • Dakota Indians--War, 1876--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Custer City (S.D.)--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Campaigns & battles--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Cavalry--Dakota...
    • 1876
    • Gen. Cook's expedition and the Black Hills, corrall [sic] formed by the packs

    • View of General George Crook's expedition camp on French Creek in the Black Hills, Dakota Territory, shows Chief Packer Tom Moore with his men with a circle corral of pack cushions, or aparejos, and campfire smoke. The United States army men lounge...
    • Dakota Indians--War, 1876--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Campaigns & battles--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Soldiers--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Crook,...
    • 1876
    • Infantry camp in wickyups, on Whitewood

    • View of an infantry camp on Whitewood, Black Hills, Dakota Territory, shows soldiers in the Native American campaigns with piles of their gear around small shelters constructed of willow rods and canvas scraps.
    • Dakota Indians--War, 1876--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Campaigns & battles--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Soldiers--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Soldiers fighting over horse meat

    • View of U. S. Army soldiers in a mock fight over horse meat in the Black Hills, Dakota Territory, during the Native American Sioux campaigns. The cavalry man is on the ground receiving a blow while two other men cut meat from a horse.
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890--Journeys--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Horsemeat--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Soldiers carry off horse meat

    • View of U. S. Army soldiers butchering a horse during the Native American campaigns, Black Hills, Dakota Territory.
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890--Journeys--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Horsemeat--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Soldiers cutting up abandoned horse

    • View of U. S. Army soldiers as they cut the hide and a rear leg away from a dead horse during the Native American campaigns, Black Hills, Dakota Territory.
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890--Journeys--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Horsemeat--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Soldier shooting abandoned horse, for meat

    • A soldier aims his Springfield breech-loading rifle at an emaciated horse in the Black Hills, Dakota Territory. The U. S. Army ran out of provisions during the Native American campaigns and had to rely on horse meat for a short time.
    • Dakota Indians--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Horses--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Shooting--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Soldiers--Dakota...
    • 1876
    • On Sioux campaign Mont

    • View of U. S. Army soldiers on General Crook's Native American Sioux campaigns, Montana, with a covered wagon and carrying bed rolls.
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890--Journeys--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; United States. Army.--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--War--Montana--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Montana--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Montana--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Gen. Crook's H. Q. in the field on Whitewood

    • View of General George Crook's headquarters on Whitewood Creek, in the southern Black Hills, Dakota Territory, during the Native American Sioux campaigns, shows Crook in plain dress sitting on a tree root with his bearded headquarters staff and...
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890--Journeys--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Military officers--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Soldiers fighting over horse meat

    • View of U. S. Army soldiers in a mock fight over horse meat, during the Native American campaigns, Black Hills, Dakota Territory. Soldiers in background continue to cut meat from the horse.
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890--Journeys--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Horsemeat--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Gen. Crook ordaining Spotted Tail Chief of the Sioux, at Red Cloud Agency

    • General George Crook stands next to Spotted Tail, he is proclaiming him Chief of all Sioux, Red Cloud Agency, Dakota Territory. Native American Sioux (Oglala) including chiefs Red Cloud and Red Leaf, stand with U. S. soldiers.
    • United States. Army--1870-1880.; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Red Cloud Agency--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Oglala Indians--Dakota...
    • 1876 October 24
    • 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
    • Summer View

    • Brave Bear's wife and brother, Native American (Sioux) woman and man, pose outdoors near a tepee in an Indian encampment, possibly near Fort Randall, South Dakota. Men in military uniforms stand near tepees.
    • Dakota Indians--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Indian encampments--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Soldiers--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Tipis--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Women--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Brave...
    • 1882
    • True to nature

    • A soldier stands outside a round U. S. Army tent with a tripod of rifles in a Native American Sioux tepee camp, near Fort Randall and the Missouri River, Dakota Territory.
    • United States. Army.--1870-1880.; 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.;...
    • 1882
    • 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
    • The Earnest Presbyterian: Vol. I No. 1

    • Newspaper produced by the Seventeenth Street Presbyterian Church, known today as Central Presbyterian, located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1882 January
    • Parade of Grand Valley Guards, Grand Junction, Colo.

    • View of Grand Valley Guards on parade, Grand Junction, Colorado, shows a group of African-American soldiers marching in uniform and formation, all holding United States flags, one carrying a vertical "U.S. Army" banner, and one on horseback. Men,...
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.; Soldiers--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.
    • 1883
    • Custer Battlefield, east side of Reno hill, 1886

    • Reenactment of Battle at Little Bighorn, taken during Tenth Anniversary and Reunion on June 25, 1886; east side of Reno hill, large group of soldiers and Native Americans, some on horseback and others standing in distant center background;...
    • Battlefields--Montana--1886.; Historical reenactments--1880-1890.; Soldiers--1880-1890.; Baldwin, Frank D.; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876.
    • 1886
    • Custer Battlefield, skirmish line west side of hill, 1886

    • Reenactment of Battle at Little Bighorn during Tenth Anniversary and Reunion of battle on June 25, 1886; skirmish line on west side of ridge where Custer and his men dismounted and fought as told by Chief Gall during the Anniversary; reenactment...
    • Battlefields--Montana--1886.; Historical reenactments--1880-1890.; Soldiers--1880-1890.; Baldwin, Frank D.; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876.
    • 1886
    • Custer Battlefield, Reno's crossing, 1886

    • Reenactment of Battle of Little Bighorn during Tenth Anniversary and Reunion of battle, June 25, 1886, view toward the bluffs where Reno's command climbed after their retreat from the timber; large group of soldiers, Native Americans, and women on...
    • Battlefields--Montana--1880-1890.; Fords (Stream crossings)--Montana--1880-1890.; Historical reenactments--1880-1890.; Soldiers--Montana--1880-1890.; Baldwin, Frank D.
    • 1886
    • Custer Battle Field, where Custer dismounted, troops of soldiers firing guns, 1886

    • Custer Battlefield, Little Bighorn, Montana, site where Custer dismounted; reenactment during 10th Anniversary of the Battle Reunion; small groups of soldiers in line formation discharging rifles.
    • Battlefields--Montana--1880-1890.; Historical reenactments--1880-1890.; Soldiers--1880-1890.; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876.
    • 1886
    • Survivors and ladies at the Custer Battlefield Monument, full length

    • Chief Gall); horse tethered to fence, piled stone and wooden markers below fence.; Reunion and Tenth Anniversary of Battle at Little Bighorn, June 26, 1886, attended by officers, enlisted men, scouts and ladies; group standing in front of wrought...
    • Battlefields--Montana--1886.; Historical reenactments--1880-1890.; Soldiers--1880-1890.; Baldwin, Frank D.; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876.
    • 1886
    • Camp Baldwin, camp of survivors, 1886, soldiers in background

    • Camp Baldwin, Montana; camp site below Reno Hill where Reno survivors camped after being relieved by Gibbon and Terry; group of soldiers and civilian men and women camped at same site for 10th Anniversary Reunion of Battle at Little Bighorn; tent...
    • Camp Baldwin (Montana)--1880-1890.; Battlefields--Montana--1880-1890.; Soldiers--1880-1890.; Tents--1880-1890.; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876.
    • 1886
    • Monument on Custer Battlefield, men and dog, 1886, full length

    • Monument to General George Armstrong Custer, his officers, soldiers and scouts marking Battle of Little Bighorn; photograph taken during Tenth Anniversary and Reunion of Battle, June 26, 1886; large granite marker on battlefield site with three men...
    • Battlefields--Montana--1886.; Historic sites--Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Monuments & memorials--1880-1890.; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Standing Rock Agency.; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876.
    • 1886
    • The charge

    • Battle scene includes mounted soldiers, horses, flags, sky, ground and grass.
    • Battles.; Military personnel.
    • 1887
    • Decoration Day, Montrose, Colo.

    • The Decoration Day (Memorial Day) parade in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado, includes a drum corps in cavalry uniforms, they carry snare or bass drums. Men in uniform carry an American flag and rifles or swords. An officer is on horseback....
    • Memorial Day--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Soldiers--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Spectators--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1888
    • Pershing at the Bear Dance, Uintah Reservation, Utah, Ute Indians

    • Native American Utes pose on the Uintah Valley Reservation, Utah, with General Pershing, soldiers, and wives. The Bear Dance performers wear buckskin costumes; the dance leader stands in front of the group with a whip.
    • Bear dance--Utah--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Utah--1880-1890.; Ute Indians Dance--Utah--1880-1890.; Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Utah)--1880-1890.; Ceremonial dancers--Utah--1880-1890.; Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948.
    • 1888 March 12
    • Bismark, North Dakota at Main and 4th streets

    • Main and Fourth streets, Bismark, North Dakota, Constitutional Convention Parade; four lines of military or soldiers parading downtown past prominent buildings followed by soldiers on horseback, buggies and wagons; groups of men, women and children...
    • Parades & processions--North Dakota--Bismark--1889.; Soldiers--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • The capture and killing of Sitting Bull

    • Shows the arrest attempt of Sitting Bull on December 15, 1890 and the fight that broke out between Native American Sioux and U.S. Army soldiers wearing uniforms. Sitting Bull, the Hunkpapa Lakota leader was killed by Agency police.
    • Dakota Indians--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Fighting--1890-1900.; Soldiers--1890-1900.; Sitting Bull, 1834?-1890--Death & burial.
    • 1890
    • Birds eye view of 7th Cav camp at Wounded Knee S.D. before the fight with Chief Big Foots band

    • Bird's eye view over the U. S. Army, Seventh Cavalry camp, Native American Lakota Sioux Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota, shows a photographer with a camera on a rise, dozens of round wall tents with the soldiers' horses between them and the...
    • United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th.--Facilities--1890-1900.; Dakota Indians--Government relations--South Dakota--Wounded Knee--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Government relations--South Dakota--Wounded Knee--1890-1900.; Teton...
    • 1890? December 29
    • First Inf. camp at P.R. Ag. (from N.E.)

    • View from the northeast of the snow-covered First Infantry camp on the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota, shows a soldier, boy and Native American Sioux wrapped in blankets.
    • United States. Army. Infantry.--1890-1900.; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Pine Ridge Agency--1890-1900.; Dakota Indians--Government relations--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Government relations--South...
    • 1891

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