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Commissary at Fort Abraham Lincoln, N.D.
Commissary at Fort Abraham Lincoln, N.D.
TitleCommissary at Fort Abraham Lincoln, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1891 and 1895
DescriptionLarge wooden building viewed from across a field.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectMilitary
Subject (LCTGM)Military facilities
Military exchanges
Forts & fortifications
Wooden buildings
Organization NameUnited States. Army
United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th.
LocationFort Abraham Lincoln (N.D.)
Decade1890-1899
Item NumberA2536-5
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryFort Abraham Lincoln was constructed in 1872 a short distance south of Mandan. The fort was originally named Fort McKeen. George Armstrong Custer was commandant until his death in 1876. The fort was abandoned in 1891. The buildings were torn down between 1894 and 1895. The fort became a State Park in 1908.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 66.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A2536-5)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA2536-5
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