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    Cabinet Card Photograph of a Trooper, 1st Cav. Pistol & Carbine, 1890s. In 1892, the 1st Cavalry was transferred to the Department of Arizona, relieving the 10th Cavalry. Headquarters and Troops C, E, F, H and K, going to Fort Grant, Arizona.; B and I to Fort Bayard, New Mexico; D to Fort Apache, Arizona; and G to San Carlos. Troop A was at Fort Meyer, Virginia, and was not moved. Since its arrival in Arizona the regiment had not been engaged in any serious Indian difficulties, although the several troops had been kept in practice in field work by that ever active and elusive "Apache Kid", who had been responsible for more movements of troops than any Indian ever known.

    Great photograph of Calvary trooper standing with holstered revolver and carbine rifle, taken by Southwest Photo Co. (Tucson, Arizona Territory). The first Cavalry was sent to Arizona to capture the famous "Apache Kid." Measures approximately 4.25" x 6.5".

    Condition:
    Fine-very fine.


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    June, 2008
    13th Friday
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