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F.R. Stockton at Little Bighorn Battlefield
F.R. Stockton at Little Bighorn Battlefield
TitleF.R. Stockton at Little Bighorn Battlefield
Date of Original1929
DescriptionF.R. Stockton stands in front of one of the white markers on the Little Bighorn Battlefield, with his hat over his heart. The fence that surrounds the 7th Cavalry monument is visible behind him, as is another white stone marking the place of a fallen soldier. The roof of a car parked at the top of the hill is also visible.
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General SubjectStatues and monuments
Cemeteries and graves
Historic sites
People
Subject (LCTGM)Battlefields
Monuments
Graves
Automobiles
Subject (LCSH)Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876
Personal NameStockton, F. R.
Organization NameUnited States. Army. Cavalry, 7th.
LocationLittle Bighorn Battlefield (Mont.)
Decade1920-1929
Item NumberA4531
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
TranscriptionPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe remains of about 220 soldiers, scouts and civilians are buried around the base of the 7th Cavalry 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 (A4531)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA4531
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