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Famous Battery "E" of 1st Artillery. These brave men and...

Famous Battery "E" of 1st Artillery. These brave men and the Hotchkiss gun that Big Foot's Indians thought were toys, together with the fighting 7th what's left of Gen. Custer's boys, sent 200 Indian ... show more

Famous Battery "E" of 1st Artillery. These brave men and the Hotchkiss gun that Big Foot's Indians thought were toys, together with the fighting 7th what's left of Gen. Custer's boys, sent 200 Indians to that Heaven which the ghost dancer enjoys. This checked the Indian noise and Gen. Miles with staff returned to Illinois
1 photographic print.
Fifteen military men in uniform posed with three Hotchkiss guns in front of army tents.
  • The cannon are Hotchkiss Mountain Guns of 1.65 in. They are sometimes referred to as Mountain Rifles. (Source: Ed Dittus, 2008)
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  • Title transcribed from item.
  • Forms part of the John C. H. Grabill Collection.
  • Grabill Collection
  • Military personnel--South Dakota--1890-1900.
  • Artillery (Weaponry)--South Dakota--1890-1900.
  • Tents--South Dakota--1890-1900.
  • Group portraits--1890-1900.
  • Photographic prints--1890-1900.
  • Portrait photographs--1890-1900.
Grabill, John C. H., photographer

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