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    Cabinet Card Photograph by Goff "Custer Battlefield Monument", ca. 1890s. Monument memorializes one of the last armed efforts of the Northern Plains Indians to preserve their way of life. Here in 1876, 263 soldiers and attached personnel of the U.S. Army, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer, met death at the hands of several thousand Lakota and Cheyenne warriors.

    Beautiful photograph taken by O. S. Goff of Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory. He also photographed Custer and his officers. This image depicts the Custer Battlefield Monument after they fenced it. With magnifier you can read a lot of the names inscribed on monument. Measures 6.5" x 4.25".

    Condition:
    Very fine, photograph has small scratch, mount has very slight wear.


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    June, 2008
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