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7th Cavalry monument, Little Bighorn Battlefield
7th Cavalry monument, Little Bighorn Battlefield
Title7th Cavalry monument, Little Bighorn Battlefield
Date of Originalbetween 1881 and 1900
CreatorDeGraff, William H.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThe 7th Cavalry monument stands behind a fence on the Little Bighorn Battlefield, and is inscribed with the names of the soldiers who died in the battle. Wreaths and flowers decorate the fence.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectMilitary
Statues and monuments
Historic sites
Subject (LCTGM)Campaigns & battles
Battlefields
Monuments
Graves
Soldiers
Subject (LCSH)Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876
Organization NameUnited States. Army. Cavalry, 7th.
LocationLittle Bighorn Battlefield (Mont.)
Decade1880-1889
1890-1899
Item NumberA0102
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"W.H. DeGraff Dakota Block, Bismarck, N. Dak."--Printed on front of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe remains of about 220 soldiers, scouts and civilians are buried around the base of this monument. In 1881, bodies were exhumed from the battlefield and reburied in a single grave here.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A0102)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA0102
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