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Cavalry charge of Sully's Brigade, at the battle of Whitestone Hill
Cavalry charge of Sully's Brigade, at the battle of Whitestone Hill
TitleCavalry charge of Sully's Brigade, at the battle of Whitestone Hill
Date of Original1863-09-03
DescriptionAn artist's view of the cavalry charge of General Sully's brigade at the battle of Whitestone Hill.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectIndians of North America
Military
People
Subject (LCTGM)Tipis
Bows (Archery)
Dogs
Women
Children
Firearms
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - War
Indians of North America - Women
Whitestone Hill, Battle of, N.D., 1863
Personal NameSully, Alfred, 1821-1879
LocationWhitestone Hill Battlefield Historic Site (N.D.)
Decade1860-1869
Item Number10548-1-4
Format of OriginalDrawings
Transcription"The Sioux war- Cavalry charge of Sully's brigade at the battle of White Stone Hill September 3 1863"--Printed on front of drawing.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota History textbook materials
Biography/HistoryHarper's Weekly and Harper's Monthly magazines were very popular in the United States in the 19th century. They carried news reports, especially of Civil War battles, as well as fictional stories and poetry. This illustration was drawn by an artist who was not at the battle from the reports submitted by General Sully and his officers. It appeared in Harper's on October 31, 1863. There were no photographs of the battle.
External ResourceConsult http://history.nd.gov/historicsites/whitestone/index.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionHal P. Porter Scrapbook Collection Mss 10548
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (10548-1-4)
Rights ManagementImage in the public domain.
Digital IDsh1054814
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