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    Three Stereoviews of Army Scout "Yellowstone Kelly," circa 1870s-1880s. Lot consists of the following: (1) Card # 136 penciled on back "Yellowstone Kelly setting traps for beaver Missouri River" hand tinted; (2) Kelly standing on Missouri River dressed in scouting outfit with Indian beaded quiver and pipe bag; and (3) Kelly in re-enactment of Kelly killing Indians in his scout outfit with large bowie knife in hand.

    Yellowstone Kelly whose real name was Luther S. Kelly was so named for scouting for the U.S. Army in the 1870s and 80s on the Yellowstone River. He served in the Civil War, ending his enlistment in the west, and in 1873, was a head scout for George Forsyth. He also served with General Nelson Miles from 1876-1878.

    Condition:
    Very good-fine, the tinted stereo has a crease right side.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 602

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