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    Cabinet Card Photograph of "Custer Battle Field" by D. F. Barry, ca. 1880. This area 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.

    Scarce cabinet card photo of the Custer Battle Field, "Little Big Horn" monument depicts about eight grave markers of downed Custer troopers, with the stone monument in foreground. On verso in period ink: "Custer battle field- very scarce". Printed in red ink "D. F. Barry Photographer, Bismarck, D. T." (Dakota Territory). Measures approximately 4.25" x 6.5".

    Condition:
    Fine-very fine, great contrast.


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    June, 2008
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