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    Document of Discharge for Indian Scout Round Wooden Cloud, Signed by Maj. Marcus Reno and 1st Lt. George D. Wallace. On September 30, 1876, Reno signed this Civil-War-surplus document of discharge at Ft. Abraham Lincoln for one of Custer's scouts. Apparently, the scout owed money to the post trader, William Harrison, for on 6 October, Lt. Wallace signed on the back that all was square. Round Wooden Cloud, also known as Buffalo Ancestor, was not an Arikara but a Lakota married to an Arikara woman who at the time of this discharge had served two six-month enlistments as a scout for Custer and the 7th Cavalry. The document shows general aging and tape residue at the top.
    From the Glenwood Swanson Collection.


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    June, 2018
    9th Saturday
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