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    Curley, Crow Scout: Cabinet Photo of the "Only Survivor of the Custer Massacre." One of a series produced for sale at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago 1892-93. Of course it is a bit of a stretch to call Curley a "survivor." One of Custer's favorite scouts, he was among those who chose to leave when released by Custer after he chose to ignore their warnings that he was over-matched. Curley did remain in the area, however, finding a distant vantage point from which he observed the fateful Battle of Little Big Horn. 4.25" x 6.375". "Ben N. Powers" in period ink below photo. Very nice condition with rounded corners, apparently as made. An uncommon image.

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    May, 2017
    13th Saturday
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