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General Custer's quarters, Fort Abraham Lincoln
General Custer's quarters, Fort Abraham Lincoln
TitleGeneral Custer's quarters, Fort Abraham Lincoln
Date of Original1892
DescriptionMen stand on the front porch and the lawn of the house occupied by George and Elizabeth Custer on the ground of Fort Abraham Lincoln. The house appears abandoned. Some windows on the first floor are broken, and the grounds are unkempt.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectMilitary
People
Historic sites
Subject (LCTGM)Military facilities
Houses
Abandoned buildings
Personal NameCuster, Elizabeth Bacon, 1842-1933
Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876
Organization NameUnited States. Army. Cavalry, 7th.
LocationFort Abraham Lincoln (N.D.)
Decade1890-1899
Item NumberA1932
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Gen'l Custer's quarters, Ft. Lincoln, N.D. 1892"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe original fort and buildings at Fort Abraham Lincoln were disassembled in 1894. A reconstruction of the Custer House was opened to the public in June 1989.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A1932)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA1932
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