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7th Cavalry and Indian Survivors Ride around the Crowd at Custer Hill. LIBI_432q Page 16 photograph's caption reads, "The Re-Dedication/7th Cav. and Indian Survivors/Riding around Crowd Custer Hill/ June 25, 1926." This item is an album with black-and-white photographs, with corresponding white chalk inscription/caption of images, mounted to black pages.  The album is compiled of 5 1/2 x 7 3/4" size pages (the first 9 pages torn/detached from compilation); photographs are 4 x 5 1/8", produced by unknown photographer. The brown album cover reads "Photographs" in gold, embossed letters.
7th Cavalry and Indian Survivors Ride around the Crowd at Custer Hill
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_432q Page 16 photograph's caption reads, "The Re-Dedication/7th Cav. and Indian Survivors/Riding around Crowd Custer Hill/ June 25, 1926." This item is an album with black-and-white photographs, with corresponding white chalk inscription/caption of images, mounted to black pages. The album is compiled of 5 1/2 x 7 3/4" size pages (the first 9 pages torn/detached from compilation); photographs are 4 x 5 1/8", produced by unknown photographer. The brown album cover reads "Photographs" in gold, embossed letters.
7th Cavalry Camp Near Fort Hays, Kansas with Five People Seated in the Foreground. LIBI_00019_00493; This item is an original albumen photograph of the 7th Cavalry camp near Fort Hayes, Kansas with 5 people seated in the foreground.  The photograph is 5 3/4 x 8" (8 x 9 7/8" mounted) and was produced circa 1868.  The photographer is possibly W.S. Soule.  Some foxing is evident on the front of the image and the top corners haven been cut.  On the verso, a handwritten notation in pencil reads, "Camp near Ft. Hays Kansas 1867."  Handwritten description provided by Elizabeth B. Custer.Note: "Pkg #12" handwritten on the verso.Photograph reprinted in "The Custer Album" by Lawrence A. Frost, page 81.; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00493, William S. Soule, "7th Cavalry Camp Near Fort Hays, Kansas with Five People Seated in the Foreground," circa 1868
7th Cavalry Camp Near Fort Hays, Kansas with Five People Seated in the Foreground
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00019_00493; This item is an original albumen photograph of the 7th Cavalry camp near Fort Hayes, Kansas with 5 people seated in the foreground. The photograph is 5 3/4 x 8" (8 x 9 7/8" mounted) and was produced circa 1868. The photographer is possibly W.S. Soule. Some foxing is evident on the front of the image and the top corners haven been cut. On the verso, a handwritten notation in pencil reads, "Camp near Ft. Hays Kansas 1867." Handwritten description provided by Elizabeth B. Custer.Note: "Pkg #12" handwritten on the verso.Photograph reprinted in "The Custer Album" by Lawrence A. Frost, page 81.; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00493, William S. Soule, "7th Cavalry Camp Near Fort Hays, Kansas with Five People Seated in the Foreground," circa 1868
7th Cavalry Camp Near Fort Hays, Kansas with Five People Seated in the Foreground. LIBI_00019_00493; This item is an original albumen photograph of the 7th Cavalry camp near Fort Hayes, Kansas with 5 people seated in the foreground.  The photograph is 5 3/4 x 8" (8 x 9 7/8" mounted) and was produced circa 1868.  The photographer is possibly W.S. Soule.  Some foxing is evident on the front of the image and the top corners haven been cut.  On the verso, a handwritten notation in pencil reads, "Camp near Ft. Hays Kansas 1867."  Handwritten description provided by Elizabeth B. Custer.Note: "Pkg #12" handwritten on the verso.Photograph reprinted in "The Custer Album" by Lawrence A. Frost, page 81.; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00493, William S. Soule, "7th Cavalry Camp Near Fort Hays, Kansas with Five People Seated in the Foreground," circa 1868
7th Cavalry Camp Near Fort Hays, Kansas with Five People Seated in the Foreground
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00019_00493; This item is an original albumen photograph of the 7th Cavalry camp near Fort Hayes, Kansas with 5 people seated in the foreground. The photograph is 5 3/4 x 8" (8 x 9 7/8" mounted) and was produced circa 1868. The photographer is possibly W.S. Soule. Some foxing is evident on the front of the image and the top corners haven been cut. On the verso, a handwritten notation in pencil reads, "Camp near Ft. Hays Kansas 1867." Handwritten description provided by Elizabeth B. Custer.Note: "Pkg #12" handwritten on the verso.Photograph reprinted in "The Custer Album" by Lawrence A. Frost, page 81.; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00493, William S. Soule, "7th Cavalry Camp Near Fort Hays, Kansas with Five People Seated in the Foreground," circa 1868
7th Cavalry Dismounted During Evening Parade, Camp Near Fort Hays, Kansas. LIBI_00019_00494; This item is an original sepia toned albumen photograph of the 7th Cavalry in the evening parade (dismounted) at their camp near Fort Hayes, Kansas.  The photograph is 5 3/8 x 8" (8 x 9 7/8" mounted) and was produced circa 1867.  The photographer is possibly W.S. Soule.  Foxing and watermarks are visible on the front of the image.  On the verso, a handwritten notation reads, "Evening parade/7th Cavalry near Fort Hays Kansas."  Handwritten description provided by Elizabeth B. Custer.Note: "Pkg #12" handwritten on the verso.Photograph reprinted in "The Custer Album" by Lawrence A. Frost, pages 96-97.; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00494, William S. Soule, "7th Cavalry Dismounted During Evening Parade, Camp Near Fort Hays, Kansas," circa 1867
7th Cavalry Dismounted During Evening Parade, Camp Near Fort Hays, Kansas
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00019_00494; This item is an original sepia toned albumen photograph of the 7th Cavalry in the evening parade (dismounted) at their camp near Fort Hayes, Kansas. The photograph is 5 3/8 x 8" (8 x 9 7/8" mounted) and was produced circa 1867. The photographer is possibly W.S. Soule. Foxing and watermarks are visible on the front of the image. On the verso, a handwritten notation reads, "Evening parade/7th Cavalry near Fort Hays Kansas." Handwritten description provided by Elizabeth B. Custer.Note: "Pkg #12" handwritten on the verso.Photograph reprinted in "The Custer Album" by Lawrence A. Frost, pages 96-97.; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00494, William S. Soule, "7th Cavalry Dismounted During Evening Parade, Camp Near Fort Hays, Kansas," circa 1867
7th Cavalry Dismounted During Evening Parade, Camp Near Fort Hays, Kansas. LIBI_00019_00494; This item is an original sepia toned albumen photograph of the 7th Cavalry in the evening parade (dismounted) at their camp near Fort Hayes, Kansas.  The photograph is 5 3/8 x 8" (8 x 9 7/8" mounted) and was produced circa 1867.  The photographer is possibly W.S. Soule.  Foxing and watermarks are visible on the front of the image.  On the verso, a handwritten notation reads, "Evening parade/7th Cavalry near Fort Hays Kansas."  Handwritten description provided by Elizabeth B. Custer.Note: "Pkg #12" handwritten on the verso.Photograph reprinted in "The Custer Album" by Lawrence A. Frost, pages 96-97.; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00494, William S. Soule, "7th Cavalry Dismounted During Evening Parade, Camp Near Fort Hays, Kansas," circa 1867
7th Cavalry Dismounted During Evening Parade, Camp Near Fort Hays, Kansas
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00019_00494; This item is an original sepia toned albumen photograph of the 7th Cavalry in the evening parade (dismounted) at their camp near Fort Hayes, Kansas. The photograph is 5 3/8 x 8" (8 x 9 7/8" mounted) and was produced circa 1867. The photographer is possibly W.S. Soule. Foxing and watermarks are visible on the front of the image. On the verso, a handwritten notation reads, "Evening parade/7th Cavalry near Fort Hays Kansas." Handwritten description provided by Elizabeth B. Custer.Note: "Pkg #12" handwritten on the verso.Photograph reprinted in "The Custer Album" by Lawrence A. Frost, pages 96-97.; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00494, William S. Soule, "7th Cavalry Dismounted During Evening Parade, Camp Near Fort Hays, Kansas," circa 1867
7th Cavalry Guarding Wagon Train in the Black Hills. LIBI_00011_07190; A black-and-white copy print of a photograph of Custer's Black Hills Expedition, taken on the Dakota prairie; photographer is William H. Illingworth; handwritten ink notation on the bottom of print reads, "7th cav.  Guarding wagon train in black hills 1874.  Before the massacre.”  This item was originally housed in black frame covered with glass.  Photographer took picture of wagons lined up and ready to move out.KBD: Conservation treatment in 1998 ; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07190, W. H. Illingworth, "7th Cavalry Guarding Wagon Train in the Black Hills," 1874
7th Cavalry Guarding Wagon Train in the Black Hills
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00011_07190; A black-and-white copy print of a photograph of Custer's Black Hills Expedition, taken on the Dakota prairie; photographer is William H. Illingworth; handwritten ink notation on the bottom of print reads, "7th cav. Guarding wagon train in black hills 1874. Before the massacre.” This item was originally housed in black frame covered with glass. Photographer took picture of wagons lined up and ready to move out.KBD: Conservation treatment in 1998 ; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07190, W. H. Illingworth, "7th Cavalry Guarding Wagon Train in the Black Hills," 1874
7th Cavalry Guarding Wagon Train in the Black Hills. LIBI_00011_07190; A black-and-white copy print of a photograph of Custer's Black Hills Expedition, taken on the Dakota prairie; photographer is William H. Illingworth; handwritten ink notation on the bottom of print reads, "7th cav.  Guarding wagon train in black hills 1874.  Before the massacre.”  This item was originally housed in black frame covered with glass.  Photographer took picture of wagons lined up and ready to move out.KBD: Conservation treatment in 1998 ; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07190, W. H. Illingworth, "7th Cavalry Guarding Wagon Train in the Black Hills," 1874
7th Cavalry Guarding Wagon Train in the Black Hills
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00011_07190; A black-and-white copy print of a photograph of Custer's Black Hills Expedition, taken on the Dakota prairie; photographer is William H. Illingworth; handwritten ink notation on the bottom of print reads, "7th cav. Guarding wagon train in black hills 1874. Before the massacre.” This item was originally housed in black frame covered with glass. Photographer took picture of wagons lined up and ready to move out.KBD: Conservation treatment in 1998 ; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07190, W. H. Illingworth, "7th Cavalry Guarding Wagon Train in the Black Hills," 1874
7th Cavalry Guidon on Custer Ridge, Montana. LIBI_00011_07174; A black-and-white photograph, "7th cavalry guidon on Custer Ridge-Montana"; title is handwritten directly across top-front of print; created by unknown photographer, on unknown date.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07174, Unknown Photographer, "7th Cavalry Guidon on Custer Ridge, Montana," date unknown
7th Cavalry Guidon on Custer Ridge, Montana
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00011_07174; A black-and-white photograph, "7th cavalry guidon on Custer Ridge-Montana"; title is handwritten directly across top-front of print; created by unknown photographer, on unknown date.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07174, Unknown Photographer, "7th Cavalry Guidon on Custer Ridge, Montana," date unknown
7th Cavalry Guidon on Custer Ridge, Montana. LIBI_00011_07174; A black-and-white photograph, "7th cavalry guidon on Custer Ridge-Montana"; title is handwritten directly across top-front of print; created by unknown photographer, on unknown date.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07174, Unknown Photographer, "7th Cavalry Guidon on Custer Ridge, Montana," date unknown
7th Cavalry Guidon on Custer Ridge, Montana
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00011_07174; A black-and-white photograph, "7th cavalry guidon on Custer Ridge-Montana"; title is handwritten directly across top-front of print; created by unknown photographer, on unknown date.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07174, Unknown Photographer, "7th Cavalry Guidon on Custer Ridge, Montana," date unknown
7th Cavalry in Camp. LIBI_00011_07179; Duplicate photograph of C-7174 except title is typewritten on white border above and below.  Typed script reads:  top-trs c,e,f,i,l (provl) on Custer ridge,  June 25, 1926. Bottom- in readiness  for memorial ceremony  11 a.m.  Numbered 112.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07179, Unknown Photographer, "7th Cavalry in Camp," June 25, 1926.
7th Cavalry in Camp
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00011_07179; Duplicate photograph of C-7174 except title is typewritten on white border above and below. Typed script reads: top-trs c,e,f,i,l (provl) on Custer ridge, June 25, 1926. Bottom- in readiness for memorial ceremony 11 a.m. Numbered 112.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07179, Unknown Photographer, "7th Cavalry in Camp," June 25, 1926.
7th Cavalry in Camp. LIBI_00011_07179; Duplicate photograph of C-7174 except title is typewritten on white border above and below.  Typed script reads:  top-trs c,e,f,i,l (provl) on Custer ridge,  June 25, 1926. Bottom- in readiness  for memorial ceremony  11 a.m.  Numbered 112.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07179, Unknown Photographer, "7th Cavalry in Camp," June 25, 1926.
7th Cavalry in Camp
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00011_07179; Duplicate photograph of C-7174 except title is typewritten on white border above and below. Typed script reads: top-trs c,e,f,i,l (provl) on Custer ridge, June 25, 1926. Bottom- in readiness for memorial ceremony 11 a.m. Numbered 112.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07179, Unknown Photographer, "7th Cavalry in Camp," June 25, 1926.
7th Cavalry on Historic Custer Battlefield. LIBI_00011_07180; A sepia-toned photograph of 50th Anniversary Ceremonies; typewritten notation on white border reads, "7th cav. on historic Custer battlefield,   June 25, 1929/ 60. Going into position for ceremonies, June 25, 1926"; by unknown photographer.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07180, Unknown Photographer, "7th Cavalry on Historic Custer Battlefield," June 25, 1926
7th Cavalry on Historic Custer Battlefield
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00011_07180; A sepia-toned photograph of 50th Anniversary Ceremonies; typewritten notation on white border reads, "7th cav. on historic Custer battlefield, June 25, 1929/ 60. Going into position for ceremonies, June 25, 1926"; by unknown photographer.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07180, Unknown Photographer, "7th Cavalry on Historic Custer Battlefield," June 25, 1926
7th Cavalry on Historic Custer Battlefield. LIBI_00011_07180; A sepia-toned photograph of 50th Anniversary Ceremonies; typewritten notation on white border reads, "7th cav. on historic Custer battlefield,   June 25, 1929/ 60. Going into position for ceremonies, June 25, 1926"; by unknown photographer.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07180, Unknown Photographer, "7th Cavalry on Historic Custer Battlefield," June 25, 1926
7th Cavalry on Historic Custer Battlefield
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00011_07180; A sepia-toned photograph of 50th Anniversary Ceremonies; typewritten notation on white border reads, "7th cav. on historic Custer battlefield, June 25, 1929/ 60. Going into position for ceremonies, June 25, 1926"; by unknown photographer.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07180, Unknown Photographer, "7th Cavalry on Historic Custer Battlefield," June 25, 1926
7th Cavalry Reunion, Monroe Michigan.. LIBI_00011_16725; A black-and-white photograph of a 7th cavalry reuniting partying at Custer Monument in Monroe, Michigan, dated February 15, 1920; a handwritten ink notation is apparent on the verso; created by unknown photographer.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_16725, Unknown Photographer, "7th Cavalry Reunion, Monroe Michigan," February 15, 1920
7th Cavalry Reunion, Monroe Michigan.
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00011_16725; A black-and-white photograph of a 7th cavalry reuniting partying at Custer Monument in Monroe, Michigan, dated February 15, 1920; a handwritten ink notation is apparent on the verso; created by unknown photographer.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_16725, Unknown Photographer, "7th Cavalry Reunion, Monroe Michigan," February 15, 1920
7th Cavalry Reunion, Monroe Michigan.. LIBI_00011_16725; A black-and-white photograph of a 7th cavalry reuniting partying at Custer Monument in Monroe, Michigan, dated February 15, 1920; a handwritten ink notation is apparent on the verso; created by unknown photographer.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_16725, Unknown Photographer, "7th Cavalry Reunion, Monroe Michigan," February 15, 1920
7th Cavalry Reunion, Monroe Michigan.
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00011_16725; A black-and-white photograph of a 7th cavalry reuniting partying at Custer Monument in Monroe, Michigan, dated February 15, 1920; a handwritten ink notation is apparent on the verso; created by unknown photographer.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_16725, Unknown Photographer, "7th Cavalry Reunion, Monroe Michigan," February 15, 1920
A Colorized Photograph of Elizabeth Bacon Custer. LIBI_00295_10698; A colorized albumen photo in 3/4 view. This image depicts Libbie Custer. She is seated, leaning on her right arm. Her hair pulled back. She is wearing a dark dress buttoned up front with a white collar & cuffs. The photo has blue eyes, red cheeks with a green chair back. The photo has colored, blue eyes, red cheeks, green chair back. On the verso is a stamp from Brady’s National Photographic Portrait Galleries. There is a pencil note along the top. The image was produced by Mathew Brady, circa 1865. ; photograph ;  Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00295_10698, Mathew B. Brady, "A Colorized Photograph of Elizabeth Bacon Custer," circa 1865.
A Colorized Photograph of Elizabeth Bacon Custer
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00295_10698; A colorized albumen photo in 3/4 view. This image depicts Libbie Custer. She is seated, leaning on her right arm. Her hair pulled back. She is wearing a dark dress buttoned up front with a white collar & cuffs. The photo has blue eyes, red cheeks with a green chair back. The photo has colored, blue eyes, red cheeks, green chair back. On the verso is a stamp from Brady’s National Photographic Portrait Galleries. There is a pencil note along the top. The image was produced by Mathew Brady, circa 1865. ; photograph ; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00295_10698, Mathew B. Brady, "A Colorized Photograph of Elizabeth Bacon Custer," circa 1865.
A Colorized Photograph of Elizabeth Bacon Custer. LIBI_00295_10698; A colorized albumen photo in 3/4 view. This image depicts Libbie Custer. She is seated, leaning on her right arm. Her hair pulled back. She is wearing a dark dress buttoned up front with a white collar & cuffs. The photo has blue eyes, red cheeks with a green chair back. The photo has colored, blue eyes, red cheeks, green chair back. On the verso is a stamp from Brady’s National Photographic Portrait Galleries. There is a pencil note along the top. The image was produced by Mathew Brady, circa 1865. ; photograph ;  Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00295_10698, Mathew B. Brady, "A Colorized Photograph of Elizabeth Bacon Custer," circa 1865.
A Colorized Photograph of Elizabeth Bacon Custer
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00295_10698; A colorized albumen photo in 3/4 view. This image depicts Libbie Custer. She is seated, leaning on her right arm. Her hair pulled back. She is wearing a dark dress buttoned up front with a white collar & cuffs. The photo has blue eyes, red cheeks with a green chair back. The photo has colored, blue eyes, red cheeks, green chair back. On the verso is a stamp from Brady’s National Photographic Portrait Galleries. There is a pencil note along the top. The image was produced by Mathew Brady, circa 1865. ; photograph ; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00295_10698, Mathew B. Brady, "A Colorized Photograph of Elizabeth Bacon Custer," circa 1865.
A Distant View of Fort Abraham Lincoln Looking Southeast. LIBI_00030_01403; A lantern-slide (glass transparency), "Part of Fort Lincoln, 1876. Start of troops under Custer";  This image depicts a distant view of fort looking southeast.  A pencil written notation on the mount reads: “A part of Fort Lincoln, Dakota in 1876”. It was produced by an unknown photographer on an unknown date.  [Bower No. 98.]; transparency, latern-slide [photographic material];  Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00030_01403, Unknown Photographer, "A Distant View of Fort Abraham Lincoln Looking Southeast," date unknown.
A Distant View of Fort Abraham Lincoln Looking Southeast
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00030_01403; A lantern-slide (glass transparency), "Part of Fort Lincoln, 1876. Start of troops under Custer"; This image depicts a distant view of fort looking southeast. A pencil written notation on the mount reads: “A part of Fort Lincoln, Dakota in 1876”. It was produced by an unknown photographer on an unknown date. [Bower No. 98.]; transparency, latern-slide [photographic material]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00030_01403, Unknown Photographer, "A Distant View of Fort Abraham Lincoln Looking Southeast," date unknown.
A Portrait in Left Profile of Elizabeth Bacon Custer in a Striped Dress. LIBI_00295_10701; A albumen of 1/2 bust in left profile.  This image depicts Libbie Custer in a striped dress. Her hair is parted in the center, and collar length. It was taken by an unknown photographer, circa 1862. ; photograph;  Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00295_10701, Unknown Photographer, "A Portrait in Left Profile of Elizabeth Bacon Custer in a Striped Dress," circa 1862.
A Portrait in Left Profile of Elizabeth Bacon Custer in a Striped Dress
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00295_10701; A albumen of 1/2 bust in left profile. This image depicts Libbie Custer in a striped dress. Her hair is parted in the center, and collar length. It was taken by an unknown photographer, circa 1862. ; photograph; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00295_10701, Unknown Photographer, "A Portrait in Left Profile of Elizabeth Bacon Custer in a Striped Dress," circa 1862.
A Portrait of Captain Frederick W Benteen in Dress Uniform. LIBI_00030_01405; A lantern-slide (glass transparency), "Captain [Fred] Benteen, 7th cavalry, 1876.  Part of Custer's original command" This is a portrait of Captain Fred Benteen in dress uniform with shoulder epaulettes in bust view. It was produced by an unknown photographer circa 1882-1888.  There are flecks of an unknown white residue on glass.  [Bower No. 100.]; transparency, latern-slide [photographic material];  Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00030_01405, Unknown Photographer, "A Portrait of Captain Frederick W. Benteen in Dress Uniform," circa 1882-1888
A Portrait of Captain Frederick W Benteen in Dress Uniform
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00030_01405; A lantern-slide (glass transparency), "Captain [Fred] Benteen, 7th cavalry, 1876. Part of Custer's original command" This is a portrait of Captain Fred Benteen in dress uniform with shoulder epaulettes in bust view. It was produced by an unknown photographer circa 1882-1888. There are flecks of an unknown white residue on glass. [Bower No. 100.]; transparency, latern-slide [photographic material]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00030_01405, Unknown Photographer, "A Portrait of Captain Frederick W. Benteen in Dress Uniform," circa 1882-1888
A Row of Barracks, Fort Custer, Montana. LIBI_00030_01487; A lantern-slide (glass transparency), "Fort Custer Barracks". A row of barrack buildings, at Fort Custer, Montana.  A cluster of individuals are visible in front of the second building. It was produced by an unknown photographer  circa 1879.  [Bowen No. 183; picture file & negative.]; transparency, latern-slide [photographic material];  Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00030_01487, Unknown Photographer, "A Row of Barracks, Fort Custer, Montana," circa 1879
A Row of Barracks, Fort Custer, Montana
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00030_01487; A lantern-slide (glass transparency), "Fort Custer Barracks". A row of barrack buildings, at Fort Custer, Montana. A cluster of individuals are visible in front of the second building. It was produced by an unknown photographer circa 1879. [Bowen No. 183; picture file & negative.]; transparency, latern-slide [photographic material]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00030_01487, Unknown Photographer, "A Row of Barracks, Fort Custer, Montana," circa 1879
Alanson M. Randol of the 2nd New York Cavalry in Winchester, Virginia. LIBI_00019_00232; This item is an albumen carte-de-visite (card-mounted photograph) of Alanson M. Randol of the 2nd New York Cavalry, Winchester, Virginia.  The bust view photograph is 2 1/4 x 4" mounted and was produced in 1865 by Matthew B. Brady of Washington, D.C.  The image was published by Brady's National Photographic Portrait Gallery.  On the front, a handwritten notation in brown ink reads, "Yours Truly/A.M. Randol/Col. 2nd NY Cavly."  Another handwritten notation in pencil reads, "Feb. 1865 Winchester, VA."  A 3 cent tax stamp, featuring an image of George Washington, is adhered on the verso and the photographer's stamp is printed in black ink.  Catalog numbers 230-235 were originally in an envelope addressed to Elizabeth Custer. Note:  "Pkg 3/Box 1" handwritten on the verso.; CARTE-DE-VISITE [Card photograph]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00232, Mathew B. Brady, "Alanson M. Randol of the 2nd New York Cavalry in Winchester, Virginia
Alanson M. Randol of the 2nd New York Cavalry in Winchester, Virginia
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00019_00232; This item is an albumen carte-de-visite (card-mounted photograph) of Alanson M. Randol of the 2nd New York Cavalry, Winchester, Virginia. The bust view photograph is 2 1/4 x 4" mounted and was produced in 1865 by Matthew B. Brady of Washington, D.C. The image was published by Brady's National Photographic Portrait Gallery. On the front, a handwritten notation in brown ink reads, "Yours Truly/A.M. Randol/Col. 2nd NY Cavly." Another handwritten notation in pencil reads, "Feb. 1865 Winchester, VA." A 3 cent tax stamp, featuring an image of George Washington, is adhered on the verso and the photographer's stamp is printed in black ink. Catalog numbers 230-235 were originally in an envelope addressed to Elizabeth Custer. Note: "Pkg 3/Box 1" handwritten on the verso.; CARTE-DE-VISITE [Card photograph]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00232, Mathew B. Brady, "Alanson M. Randol of the 2nd New York Cavalry in Winchester, Virginia
Alanson M. Randol of the 2nd New York Cavalry in Winchester, Virginia. LIBI_00019_00232; This item is an albumen carte-de-visite (card-mounted photograph) of Alanson M. Randol of the 2nd New York Cavalry, Winchester, Virginia.  The bust view photograph is 2 1/4 x 4" mounted and was produced in 1865 by Matthew B. Brady of Washington, D.C.  The image was published by Brady's National Photographic Portrait Gallery.  On the front, a handwritten notation in brown ink reads, "Yours Truly/A.M. Randol/Col. 2nd NY Cavly."  Another handwritten notation in pencil reads, "Feb. 1865 Winchester, VA."  A 3 cent tax stamp, featuring an image of George Washington, is adhered on the verso and the photographer's stamp is printed in black ink.  Catalog numbers 230-235 were originally in an envelope addressed to Elizabeth Custer. Note:  "Pkg 3/Box 1" handwritten on the verso.; CARTE-DE-VISITE [Card photograph]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00232, Mathew B. Brady, "Alanson M. Randol of the 2nd New York Cavalry in Winchester, Virginia
Alanson M. Randol of the 2nd New York Cavalry in Winchester, Virginia
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00019_00232; This item is an albumen carte-de-visite (card-mounted photograph) of Alanson M. Randol of the 2nd New York Cavalry, Winchester, Virginia. The bust view photograph is 2 1/4 x 4" mounted and was produced in 1865 by Matthew B. Brady of Washington, D.C. The image was published by Brady's National Photographic Portrait Gallery. On the front, a handwritten notation in brown ink reads, "Yours Truly/A.M. Randol/Col. 2nd NY Cavly." Another handwritten notation in pencil reads, "Feb. 1865 Winchester, VA." A 3 cent tax stamp, featuring an image of George Washington, is adhered on the verso and the photographer's stamp is printed in black ink. Catalog numbers 230-235 were originally in an envelope addressed to Elizabeth Custer. Note: "Pkg 3/Box 1" handwritten on the verso.; CARTE-DE-VISITE [Card photograph]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00232, Mathew B. Brady, "Alanson M. Randol of the 2nd New York Cavalry in Winchester, Virginia
Amos F. Towne, Aged 60, Dressed in Native American Clothing. LIBI_00019_00534; This item is an original albumen, card-mounted photograph of Amos F. Towne in bust view and dressed in Native American clothing.  The subject is approximately 60 years old at the time the photograph was taken.  The photograph is 1 1/4 x 1 1/2" (2 3/8 x 2 3/4" mounted) and produced at an unknown date by an unknown photographer.  On the verso, a handwritten notation in black ink reads, "Amos F. Towne/Troop E 7th USC/1866-7-8-9/Three years with/General Custer."  ; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00534, Unknown Photographer, "Amos F. Towne, Aged 60, Dressed in Native American Clothing," date unknown
Amos F. Towne, Aged 60, Dressed in Native American Clothing
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00019_00534; This item is an original albumen, card-mounted photograph of Amos F. Towne in bust view and dressed in Native American clothing. The subject is approximately 60 years old at the time the photograph was taken. The photograph is 1 1/4 x 1 1/2" (2 3/8 x 2 3/4" mounted) and produced at an unknown date by an unknown photographer. On the verso, a handwritten notation in black ink reads, "Amos F. Towne/Troop E 7th USC/1866-7-8-9/Three years with/General Custer." ; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00534, Unknown Photographer, "Amos F. Towne, Aged 60, Dressed in Native American Clothing," date unknown
Amos F. Towne, Aged 60, Dressed in Native American Clothing. LIBI_00019_00534; This item is an original albumen, card-mounted photograph of Amos F. Towne in bust view and dressed in Native American clothing.  The subject is approximately 60 years old at the time the photograph was taken.  The photograph is 1 1/4 x 1 1/2" (2 3/8 x 2 3/4" mounted) and produced at an unknown date by an unknown photographer.  On the verso, a handwritten notation in black ink reads, "Amos F. Towne/Troop E 7th USC/1866-7-8-9/Three years with/General Custer."  ; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00534, Unknown Photographer, "Amos F. Towne, Aged 60, Dressed in Native American Clothing," date unknown
Amos F. Towne, Aged 60, Dressed in Native American Clothing
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00019_00534; This item is an original albumen, card-mounted photograph of Amos F. Towne in bust view and dressed in Native American clothing. The subject is approximately 60 years old at the time the photograph was taken. The photograph is 1 1/4 x 1 1/2" (2 3/8 x 2 3/4" mounted) and produced at an unknown date by an unknown photographer. On the verso, a handwritten notation in black ink reads, "Amos F. Towne/Troop E 7th USC/1866-7-8-9/Three years with/General Custer." ; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00534, Unknown Photographer, "Amos F. Towne, Aged 60, Dressed in Native American Clothing," date unknown
An Officer's Home at Fort Keogh with Figures on the Porch. LIBI_00030_00759; Stereographic card, two photographs, depicting an officer’s home with figures on the porch. Printed text on the  left reads: “Photographed and Published by S.J. Morrow, Yankton, D.T.” On the right the text reads: “Photographic Views from the Great North West”.  Pencil notation on the back reads: “A-30 Box 1”; “Fort Custer” (Custer Crossed out and Keogh written above); “C-759”. Stamped in red ink reads “NEGATIVE CBNM”. ; photograph, stereoptican ;  Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00030_00759, S. J. Morrow, "An Officer's Home at Fort Keogh with Figures on the Porch," date unknown
An Officer's Home at Fort Keogh with Figures on the Porch
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00030_00759; Stereographic card, two photographs, depicting an officer’s home with figures on the porch. Printed text on the left reads: “Photographed and Published by S.J. Morrow, Yankton, D.T.” On the right the text reads: “Photographic Views from the Great North West”. Pencil notation on the back reads: “A-30 Box 1”; “Fort Custer” (Custer Crossed out and Keogh written above); “C-759”. Stamped in red ink reads “NEGATIVE CBNM”. ; photograph, stereoptican ; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00030_00759, S. J. Morrow, "An Officer's Home at Fort Keogh with Figures on the Porch," date unknown
An Officer's Home at Fort Keogh with Figures on the Porch. LIBI_00030_00759; Stereographic card, two photographs, depicting an officer’s home with figures on the porch. Printed text on the  left reads: “Photographed and Published by S.J. Morrow, Yankton, D.T.” On the right the text reads: “Photographic Views from the Great North West”.  Pencil notation on the back reads: “A-30 Box 1”; “Fort Custer” (Custer Crossed out and Keogh written above); “C-759”. Stamped in red ink reads “NEGATIVE CBNM”. ; photograph, stereoptican ;  Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00030_00759, S. J. Morrow, "An Officer's Home at Fort Keogh with Figures on the Porch," date unknown
An Officer's Home at Fort Keogh with Figures on the Porch
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00030_00759; Stereographic card, two photographs, depicting an officer’s home with figures on the porch. Printed text on the left reads: “Photographed and Published by S.J. Morrow, Yankton, D.T.” On the right the text reads: “Photographic Views from the Great North West”. Pencil notation on the back reads: “A-30 Box 1”; “Fort Custer” (Custer Crossed out and Keogh written above); “C-759”. Stamped in red ink reads “NEGATIVE CBNM”. ; photograph, stereoptican ; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00030_00759, S. J. Morrow, "An Officer's Home at Fort Keogh with Figures on the Porch," date unknown
An Unidentified Camp of Tipis with an Army Post in the Background. LIBI_00090_05179; An albumen photograph of unidentified camp of tipis with an army post in background. This may be Fort Custer. The image is mounted on card. It is yellowing and faded. It was produced by an unknown photographer on an unknown date.; print, photographic [mounted on card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00090_05179, Unknown Photographer, "An Unidentified Camp of Tipis with an Army Post in the Background," date unknown
An Unidentified Camp of Tipis with an Army Post in the Background
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00090_05179; An albumen photograph of unidentified camp of tipis with an army post in background. This may be Fort Custer. The image is mounted on card. It is yellowing and faded. It was produced by an unknown photographer on an unknown date.; print, photographic [mounted on card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00090_05179, Unknown Photographer, "An Unidentified Camp of Tipis with an Army Post in the Background," date unknown
An Unidentified Camp of Tipis with an Army Post in the Background. LIBI_00090_05179; An albumen photograph of unidentified camp of tipis with an army post in background. This may be Fort Custer. The image is mounted on card. It is yellowing and faded. It was produced by an unknown photographer on an unknown date.; print, photographic [mounted on card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00090_05179, Unknown Photographer, "An Unidentified Camp of Tipis with an Army Post in the Background," date unknown
An Unidentified Camp of Tipis with an Army Post in the Background
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00090_05179; An albumen photograph of unidentified camp of tipis with an army post in background. This may be Fort Custer. The image is mounted on card. It is yellowing and faded. It was produced by an unknown photographer on an unknown date.; print, photographic [mounted on card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00090_05179, Unknown Photographer, "An Unidentified Camp of Tipis with an Army Post in the Background," date unknown
An Unknown Native American [Wrongly Identified as Curly] Wearing a Bear-Claw Neckless. LIBI_00030_01366; A lantern-slide (glass transparency), "Curly, Crow Scout"; A bust view of unidentified Indian. Note identifies it as curly, but definitely not. The individual wears a bear-claw neckless and a shirt decorated with beads. The handwritten note reads: “the Crow Scout who claimed to have been in the Custer Fight and escaped-“  It was produced by unknown photographer, on unknown date.  [Bowen No. 61.]; transparency, latern-slide [photographic material];  Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00030_01366, Unknown Photographer, "An Unknown Native American [Wrongly Identified as Curly] Wearing a Bear-Claw Neckless," date unknown
An Unknown Native American [Wrongly Identified as Curly] Wearing a Bear-Claw Neckless
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00030_01366; A lantern-slide (glass transparency), "Curly, Crow Scout"; A bust view of unidentified Indian. Note identifies it as curly, but definitely not. The individual wears a bear-claw neckless and a shirt decorated with beads. The handwritten note reads: “the Crow Scout who claimed to have been in the Custer Fight and escaped-“ It was produced by unknown photographer, on unknown date. [Bowen No. 61.]; transparency, latern-slide [photographic material]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00030_01366, Unknown Photographer, "An Unknown Native American [Wrongly Identified as Curly] Wearing a Bear-Claw Neckless," date unknown
Assistant Adjutant General J. S. Greene. LIBI_00019_00230; This item is an albumen carte-de-visite (card-mounted photograph) of Assistant Adjutant General J.S. Greene.  The head view photograph is 2 3/8 x 4" mounted and was produced by S.O. Hersey of Montpelier, Vermont.  On the front, a handwritten notation in brown ink reads, "Sincerely yours, J.S. Greene, A.A. General."  On the verso, a 3 cent tax stamp, featuring an image of George Washington, is adhered and the photographer's stamp is printed in black ink.  The negative number, indicated on the verso, is 2410.   Catalog numbers 230-235 were originally in an envelope addressed to Elizabeth Custer. Note: "Pkg 3 Box 1" handwritten on the verso.; CARTE-DE-VISITE [Card photograph]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00230, S. O. Hersey, "Assistant Adjutant General J. S. Greene," circa 1865
Assistant Adjutant General J. S. Greene
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00019_00230; This item is an albumen carte-de-visite (card-mounted photograph) of Assistant Adjutant General J.S. Greene. The head view photograph is 2 3/8 x 4" mounted and was produced by S.O. Hersey of Montpelier, Vermont. On the front, a handwritten notation in brown ink reads, "Sincerely yours, J.S. Greene, A.A. General." On the verso, a 3 cent tax stamp, featuring an image of George Washington, is adhered and the photographer's stamp is printed in black ink. The negative number, indicated on the verso, is 2410. Catalog numbers 230-235 were originally in an envelope addressed to Elizabeth Custer. Note: "Pkg 3 Box 1" handwritten on the verso.; CARTE-DE-VISITE [Card photograph]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00230, S. O. Hersey, "Assistant Adjutant General J. S. Greene," circa 1865
Assistant Adjutant General J. S. Greene. LIBI_00019_00230; This item is an albumen carte-de-visite (card-mounted photograph) of Assistant Adjutant General J.S. Greene.  The head view photograph is 2 3/8 x 4" mounted and was produced by S.O. Hersey of Montpelier, Vermont.  On the front, a handwritten notation in brown ink reads, "Sincerely yours, J.S. Greene, A.A. General."  On the verso, a 3 cent tax stamp, featuring an image of George Washington, is adhered and the photographer's stamp is printed in black ink.  The negative number, indicated on the verso, is 2410.   Catalog numbers 230-235 were originally in an envelope addressed to Elizabeth Custer. Note: "Pkg 3 Box 1" handwritten on the verso.; CARTE-DE-VISITE [Card photograph]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00230, S. O. Hersey, "Assistant Adjutant General J. S. Greene," circa 1865
Assistant Adjutant General J. S. Greene
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00019_00230; This item is an albumen carte-de-visite (card-mounted photograph) of Assistant Adjutant General J.S. Greene. The head view photograph is 2 3/8 x 4" mounted and was produced by S.O. Hersey of Montpelier, Vermont. On the front, a handwritten notation in brown ink reads, "Sincerely yours, J.S. Greene, A.A. General." On the verso, a 3 cent tax stamp, featuring an image of George Washington, is adhered and the photographer's stamp is printed in black ink. The negative number, indicated on the verso, is 2410. Catalog numbers 230-235 were originally in an envelope addressed to Elizabeth Custer. Note: "Pkg 3 Box 1" handwritten on the verso.; CARTE-DE-VISITE [Card photograph]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00230, S. O. Hersey, "Assistant Adjutant General J. S. Greene," circa 1865
Big Beaver Holding Scabbard. LIBI_00012_07533; A black-and-white photograph of Big Beaver; holding his scabbard that he used for his knife at the Battle of the Little Bighorn; produced in 1927.  The typewritten description reads, "This scabbard, made about 1874, carried the knife of big beaver at Custer’s last battle.  He was then age 15.  Made of buffalo calf rawhide.  The earth colors will not fade in sunshine nor by use of gasoline or hot soapsuds.  The four domes represent boyhood coup stokes upon dead enemies:  upper dome green interior, coup upon a Crow.  Two middle domes, red interior, upon white men.  Lower dome, yellow interior upon a Shoshone.  The other side has on it, all of these designs.  The scalping knife shown in photo is in another case.  Big beaver went with me to Custer field August 9-10-11, 1927, and told me of his experiences there in 1876."  Signed by Thomas B. Marquis; print, photographic [mounted on card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00012_07533, Thomas
Big Beaver Holding Scabbard
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00012_07533; A black-and-white photograph of Big Beaver; holding his scabbard that he used for his knife at the Battle of the Little Bighorn; produced in 1927. The typewritten description reads, "This scabbard, made about 1874, carried the knife of big beaver at Custer’s last battle. He was then age 15. Made of buffalo calf rawhide. The earth colors will not fade in sunshine nor by use of gasoline or hot soapsuds. The four domes represent boyhood coup stokes upon dead enemies: upper dome green interior, coup upon a Crow. Two middle domes, red interior, upon white men. Lower dome, yellow interior upon a Shoshone. The other side has on it, all of these designs. The scalping knife shown in photo is in another case. Big beaver went with me to Custer field August 9-10-11, 1927, and told me of his experiences there in 1876." Signed by Thomas B. Marquis; print, photographic [mounted on card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00012_07533, Thomas
Big Beaver Holding Scabbard. LIBI_00012_07533; A black-and-white photograph of Big Beaver; holding his scabbard that he used for his knife at the Battle of the Little Bighorn; produced in 1927.  The typewritten description reads, "This scabbard, made about 1874, carried the knife of big beaver at Custer’s last battle.  He was then age 15.  Made of buffalo calf rawhide.  The earth colors will not fade in sunshine nor by use of gasoline or hot soapsuds.  The four domes represent boyhood coup stokes upon dead enemies:  upper dome green interior, coup upon a Crow.  Two middle domes, red interior, upon white men.  Lower dome, yellow interior upon a Shoshone.  The other side has on it, all of these designs.  The scalping knife shown in photo is in another case.  Big beaver went with me to Custer field August 9-10-11, 1927, and told me of his experiences there in 1876."  Signed by Thomas B. Marquis; print, photographic [mounted on card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00012_07533, Thomas
Big Beaver Holding Scabbard
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00012_07533; A black-and-white photograph of Big Beaver; holding his scabbard that he used for his knife at the Battle of the Little Bighorn; produced in 1927. The typewritten description reads, "This scabbard, made about 1874, carried the knife of big beaver at Custer’s last battle. He was then age 15. Made of buffalo calf rawhide. The earth colors will not fade in sunshine nor by use of gasoline or hot soapsuds. The four domes represent boyhood coup stokes upon dead enemies: upper dome green interior, coup upon a Crow. Two middle domes, red interior, upon white men. Lower dome, yellow interior upon a Shoshone. The other side has on it, all of these designs. The scalping knife shown in photo is in another case. Big beaver went with me to Custer field August 9-10-11, 1927, and told me of his experiences there in 1876." Signed by Thomas B. Marquis; print, photographic [mounted on card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00012_07533, Thomas
Blackbird Holding Saddle. LIBI_00012_07522; A black-and-white of Blackbird holding a saddle that his mother-in-law used in collecting spoils after Custer battle.  The typewritten description reads, "Cheyenne Indian woman's saddle used by Blackbird's Mother-in-Law as she rode among the dead soldiers to get spoils of war.  Originally in wooden frame covered by buffalo rawhide sewed with sinew thread.  Blackbird was eleven years old in the Cheyenne camp at Custer’s  battle in 1876.  This relic obtained from him may 27, 1932.; print, photographic [mounted on card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00012_07522, Thomas B. Marquis, "Blackbird Holding Saddle," 1932
Blackbird Holding Saddle
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00012_07522; A black-and-white of Blackbird holding a saddle that his mother-in-law used in collecting spoils after Custer battle. The typewritten description reads, "Cheyenne Indian woman's saddle used by Blackbird's Mother-in-Law as she rode among the dead soldiers to get spoils of war. Originally in wooden frame covered by buffalo rawhide sewed with sinew thread. Blackbird was eleven years old in the Cheyenne camp at Custer’s battle in 1876. This relic obtained from him may 27, 1932.; print, photographic [mounted on card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00012_07522, Thomas B. Marquis, "Blackbird Holding Saddle," 1932
Blackbird Holding Saddle. LIBI_00012_07522; A black-and-white of Blackbird holding a saddle that his mother-in-law used in collecting spoils after Custer battle.  The typewritten description reads, "Cheyenne Indian woman's saddle used by Blackbird's Mother-in-Law as she rode among the dead soldiers to get spoils of war.  Originally in wooden frame covered by buffalo rawhide sewed with sinew thread.  Blackbird was eleven years old in the Cheyenne camp at Custer’s  battle in 1876.  This relic obtained from him may 27, 1932.; print, photographic [mounted on card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00012_07522, Thomas B. Marquis, "Blackbird Holding Saddle," 1932
Blackbird Holding Saddle
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00012_07522; A black-and-white of Blackbird holding a saddle that his mother-in-law used in collecting spoils after Custer battle. The typewritten description reads, "Cheyenne Indian woman's saddle used by Blackbird's Mother-in-Law as she rode among the dead soldiers to get spoils of war. Originally in wooden frame covered by buffalo rawhide sewed with sinew thread. Blackbird was eleven years old in the Cheyenne camp at Custer’s battle in 1876. This relic obtained from him may 27, 1932.; print, photographic [mounted on card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00012_07522, Thomas B. Marquis, "Blackbird Holding Saddle," 1932
Blackbird Praying at the Custer Battlefield National Monument. LIBI_00012_01946; A hand-tinted photograph of Blackbird (high priest of Northern Cheyenne Indian) praying at Custer Battlefield NM, 1928; produced by Marquis; originally in glazed wood frame.; print, photographic; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00012_01946, Thomas B. Marquis, "Blackbird Praying at the Custer Battlefield National Monument," 1928
Blackbird Praying at the Custer Battlefield National Monument
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00012_01946; A hand-tinted photograph of Blackbird (high priest of Northern Cheyenne Indian) praying at Custer Battlefield NM, 1928; produced by Marquis; originally in glazed wood frame.; print, photographic; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00012_01946, Thomas B. Marquis, "Blackbird Praying at the Custer Battlefield National Monument," 1928
Blackbird Praying at the Custer Battlefield National Monument. LIBI_00012_01946; A hand-tinted photograph of Blackbird (high priest of Northern Cheyenne Indian) praying at Custer Battlefield NM, 1928; produced by Marquis; originally in glazed wood frame.; print, photographic; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00012_01946, Thomas B. Marquis, "Blackbird Praying at the Custer Battlefield National Monument," 1928
Blackbird Praying at the Custer Battlefield National Monument
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00012_01946; A hand-tinted photograph of Blackbird (high priest of Northern Cheyenne Indian) praying at Custer Battlefield NM, 1928; produced by Marquis; originally in glazed wood frame.; print, photographic; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00012_01946, Thomas B. Marquis, "Blackbird Praying at the Custer Battlefield National Monument," 1928
Bloody Knife, General George Armstrong Custer, Private John Noonan and Colonel William Ludlow with a Bear Killed While Hunting During the Black Hills Expedition. LIBI_00019_00488; This item is an original albumen photograph of a hunting party and large bear killed on the Black Hills Expedition.  The photograph is 6 1/2 x 9 1/8" (8 x 9 1/2" mounted) and was produced in circa 1874 by William H. Illingworth of St. Paul, Minnesota.  On the front, a handwritten notation reads, "Gen'l Custer in [illegible word] with his first grizzly [illegible words]."  On the verso, a handwritten notation in pencil reads, "Col. Ludlow/Private Noonan/Bloody Knife - Indian Scout" and is signed by Elizabeth B. Custer.  General George A. Custer is seated between Bloody Knife and Private Noonan, directly behind the bear.  A letter recounting the killing of the bear is reprinted in Mrs. Custer's book, "Boots and Saddles," page 304.; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00488, W. H. Illingworth, "Bloody Knife, General George Armstrong Custer, Private John Noonan and Colonel William Ludlow with a Bear
Bloody Knife, General George Armstrong Custer, Private John Noonan and Colonel William Ludlow with a Bear Killed While Hunting During the Black Hills Expedition
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00019_00488; This item is an original albumen photograph of a hunting party and large bear killed on the Black Hills Expedition. The photograph is 6 1/2 x 9 1/8" (8 x 9 1/2" mounted) and was produced in circa 1874 by William H. Illingworth of St. Paul, Minnesota. On the front, a handwritten notation reads, "Gen'l Custer in [illegible word] with his first grizzly [illegible words]." On the verso, a handwritten notation in pencil reads, "Col. Ludlow/Private Noonan/Bloody Knife - Indian Scout" and is signed by Elizabeth B. Custer. General George A. Custer is seated between Bloody Knife and Private Noonan, directly behind the bear. A letter recounting the killing of the bear is reprinted in Mrs. Custer's book, "Boots and Saddles," page 304.; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00488, W. H. Illingworth, "Bloody Knife, General George Armstrong Custer, Private John Noonan and Colonel William Ludlow with a Bear
Bloody Knife, General George Armstrong Custer, Private John Noonan and Colonel William Ludlow with a Bear Killed While Hunting During the Black Hills Expedition. LIBI_00019_00488; This item is an original albumen photograph of a hunting party and large bear killed on the Black Hills Expedition.  The photograph is 6 1/2 x 9 1/8" (8 x 9 1/2" mounted) and was produced in circa 1874 by William H. Illingworth of St. Paul, Minnesota.  On the front, a handwritten notation reads, "Gen'l Custer in [illegible word] with his first grizzly [illegible words]."  On the verso, a handwritten notation in pencil reads, "Col. Ludlow/Private Noonan/Bloody Knife - Indian Scout" and is signed by Elizabeth B. Custer.  General George A. Custer is seated between Bloody Knife and Private Noonan, directly behind the bear.  A letter recounting the killing of the bear is reprinted in Mrs. Custer's book, "Boots and Saddles," page 304.; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00488, W. H. Illingworth, "Bloody Knife, General George Armstrong Custer, Private John Noonan and Colonel William Ludlow with a Bear
Bloody Knife, General George Armstrong Custer, Private John Noonan and Colonel William Ludlow with a Bear Killed While Hunting During the Black Hills Expedition
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00019_00488; This item is an original albumen photograph of a hunting party and large bear killed on the Black Hills Expedition. The photograph is 6 1/2 x 9 1/8" (8 x 9 1/2" mounted) and was produced in circa 1874 by William H. Illingworth of St. Paul, Minnesota. On the front, a handwritten notation reads, "Gen'l Custer in [illegible word] with his first grizzly [illegible words]." On the verso, a handwritten notation in pencil reads, "Col. Ludlow/Private Noonan/Bloody Knife - Indian Scout" and is signed by Elizabeth B. Custer. General George A. Custer is seated between Bloody Knife and Private Noonan, directly behind the bear. A letter recounting the killing of the bear is reprinted in Mrs. Custer's book, "Boots and Saddles," page 304.; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00488, W. H. Illingworth, "Bloody Knife, General George Armstrong Custer, Private John Noonan and Colonel William Ludlow with a Bear
Bobtail Horse Holding Supper Knife. LIBI_00012_07521; A black-and-white photograph of Bobtail Horse holding Supper Knife.  Mounted on cardboard.  Indians in background of picture slaughtering some animals.  The typewritten inscription reads, "Bobtail Horse, 1926, who captured Custer soldier saddlebags, June 25, 1876."; print, photographic [mounted on card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00012_07521, Thomas B. Marquis, "Bobtail Horse Holding Supper Knife," 1926
Bobtail Horse Holding Supper Knife
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00012_07521; A black-and-white photograph of Bobtail Horse holding Supper Knife. Mounted on cardboard. Indians in background of picture slaughtering some animals. The typewritten inscription reads, "Bobtail Horse, 1926, who captured Custer soldier saddlebags, June 25, 1876."; print, photographic [mounted on card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00012_07521, Thomas B. Marquis, "Bobtail Horse Holding Supper Knife," 1926
Bobtail Horse Holding Supper Knife. LIBI_00012_07521; A black-and-white photograph of Bobtail Horse holding Supper Knife.  Mounted on cardboard.  Indians in background of picture slaughtering some animals.  The typewritten inscription reads, "Bobtail Horse, 1926, who captured Custer soldier saddlebags, June 25, 1876."; print, photographic [mounted on card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00012_07521, Thomas B. Marquis, "Bobtail Horse Holding Supper Knife," 1926
Bobtail Horse Holding Supper Knife
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00012_07521; A black-and-white photograph of Bobtail Horse holding Supper Knife. Mounted on cardboard. Indians in background of picture slaughtering some animals. The typewritten inscription reads, "Bobtail Horse, 1926, who captured Custer soldier saddlebags, June 25, 1876."; print, photographic [mounted on card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00012_07521, Thomas B. Marquis, "Bobtail Horse Holding Supper Knife," 1926
Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer. LIBI_00011_07098; A black-and-white photograph (reproduction print) of General George A. Custer, originally taken in 1865 by Mathew Brady. Custer is wearing a Major General's uniform. National Archives identification number in lower left-hand corner is B-4509. Reverse has typewritten script indicating Custer Rank as Brevet Major General.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07098, Mathew B. Brady, "Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer," 1865
Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00011_07098; A black-and-white photograph (reproduction print) of General George A. Custer, originally taken in 1865 by Mathew Brady. Custer is wearing a Major General's uniform. National Archives identification number in lower left-hand corner is B-4509. Reverse has typewritten script indicating Custer Rank as Brevet Major General.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07098, Mathew B. Brady, "Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer," 1865
Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer. LIBI_00011_07196; A black-and-white photograph (enlarged copy) of a Civil War portrait of Custer as a Major General, during the Civil War.  Original print created in 1865, by Mathew Brady.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07197, Mathew B. Brady, "Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer," 1865
Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00011_07196; A black-and-white photograph (enlarged copy) of a Civil War portrait of Custer as a Major General, during the Civil War. Original print created in 1865, by Mathew Brady.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07197, Mathew B. Brady, "Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer," 1865
Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer. LIBI_00011_07098; A black-and-white photograph (reproduction print) of General George A. Custer, originally taken in 1865 by Mathew Brady. Custer is wearing a Major General's uniform. National Archives identification number in lower left-hand corner is B-4509. Reverse has typewritten script indicating Custer Rank as Brevet Major General.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07098, Mathew B. Brady, "Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer," 1865
Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00011_07098; A black-and-white photograph (reproduction print) of General George A. Custer, originally taken in 1865 by Mathew Brady. Custer is wearing a Major General's uniform. National Archives identification number in lower left-hand corner is B-4509. Reverse has typewritten script indicating Custer Rank as Brevet Major General.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07098, Mathew B. Brady, "Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer," 1865
Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer. LIBI_00011_07196; A black-and-white photograph (enlarged copy) of a Civil War portrait of Custer as a Major General, during the Civil War.  Original print created in 1865, by Mathew Brady.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07197, Mathew B. Brady, "Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer," 1865
Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00011_07196; A black-and-white photograph (enlarged copy) of a Civil War portrait of Custer as a Major General, during the Civil War. Original print created in 1865, by Mathew Brady.; PRINT, PHOTOGRAPHIC; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00011_07197, Mathew B. Brady, "Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer," 1865
Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer in Military Uniform with Embroidered Sleeves, Wearing Gloves and Clutching a Sword; Seated View. LIBI_00019_00575; This item is a card-mounted (possibly collodion or albumen) photograph of Brigadier General George A. Custer seated view and wearing his military uniform.  The oval-shaped photograph is 5 3/8 x 7 3/8" (7 3/4" x 9 3/4" mounted).  As noted on page 22 of D. Mark Katz's book, the image was produced in 1864 by William Frank Brown.  The image is either faded or lightly toned.  The verso is signed in pencil by Elizabeth B. Custer.Photograph reprinted in "The Custer Album" by Lawrence A. Frost, page 40, and "Custer in Photographs" by D. Mark Katz, page 23.Note: "Pkg 7" handwritten on the verso.; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00575, William Frank Browne, "Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer in Military Uniform with Embroidered Sleeves, Wearing Gloves and Clutching a Sword; Seated View," 1864
Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer in Military Uniform with Embroidered Sleeves, Wearing Gloves and Clutching a Sword; Seated View
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00019_00575; This item is a card-mounted (possibly collodion or albumen) photograph of Brigadier General George A. Custer seated view and wearing his military uniform. The oval-shaped photograph is 5 3/8 x 7 3/8" (7 3/4" x 9 3/4" mounted). As noted on page 22 of D. Mark Katz's book, the image was produced in 1864 by William Frank Brown. The image is either faded or lightly toned. The verso is signed in pencil by Elizabeth B. Custer.Photograph reprinted in "The Custer Album" by Lawrence A. Frost, page 40, and "Custer in Photographs" by D. Mark Katz, page 23.Note: "Pkg 7" handwritten on the verso.; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00575, William Frank Browne, "Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer in Military Uniform with Embroidered Sleeves, Wearing Gloves and Clutching a Sword; Seated View," 1864
Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer in Military Uniform with Embroidered Sleeves, Wearing Gloves and Clutching a Sword; Seated View. LIBI_00019_00575; This item is a card-mounted (possibly collodion or albumen) photograph of Brigadier General George A. Custer seated view and wearing his military uniform.  The oval-shaped photograph is 5 3/8 x 7 3/8" (7 3/4" x 9 3/4" mounted).  As noted on page 22 of D. Mark Katz's book, the image was produced in 1864 by William Frank Brown.  The image is either faded or lightly toned.  The verso is signed in pencil by Elizabeth B. Custer.Photograph reprinted in "The Custer Album" by Lawrence A. Frost, page 40, and "Custer in Photographs" by D. Mark Katz, page 23.Note: "Pkg 7" handwritten on the verso.; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00575, William Frank Browne, "Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer in Military Uniform with Embroidered Sleeves, Wearing Gloves and Clutching a Sword; Seated View," 1864
Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer in Military Uniform with Embroidered Sleeves, Wearing Gloves and Clutching a Sword; Seated View
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
LIBI_00019_00575; This item is a card-mounted (possibly collodion or albumen) photograph of Brigadier General George A. Custer seated view and wearing his military uniform. The oval-shaped photograph is 5 3/8 x 7 3/8" (7 3/4" x 9 3/4" mounted). As noted on page 22 of D. Mark Katz's book, the image was produced in 1864 by William Frank Brown. The image is either faded or lightly toned. The verso is signed in pencil by Elizabeth B. Custer.Photograph reprinted in "The Custer Album" by Lawrence A. Frost, page 40, and "Custer in Photographs" by D. Mark Katz, page 23.Note: "Pkg 7" handwritten on the verso.; Print, Photographic [Mounted on Card]; Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, LIBI_00019_00575, William Frank Browne, "Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer in Military Uniform with Embroidered Sleeves, Wearing Gloves and Clutching a Sword; Seated View," 1864