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First North Dakota Infantry at Mercedes, Tex.
First North Dakota Infantry at Mercedes, Tex.
TitleFirst North Dakota Infantry at Mercedes, Tex.
Date of Original1916-12-28
CreatorMurff, W. W.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThe First N.D. Infantry poses for a portrait, probably at Camp Mercedes. The band can be seen at the left. Behind the band is a house with several people sitting and standing, watching the soldiers. A guard tower is visible near the house. Many more houses are visible in the background behind the large group of men, who are standing, on horseback, or in horse-drawn carts, all wearing uniforms.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAnimals
Bands, clubs and societies
Military
People
Portraits
Subject (LCTGM)Militias
Horses
Bands
Musical instruments
Military facilities
Carts & wagons
Panoramic views
Subject (LCSH)United States. Army - History - Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916
Organization NameNorth Dakota. National Guard. Infantry Regiment, 1st
LocationMercedes (Tex.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number2011-P-003-001
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"First North Dakota Infantry at Mercedes, Tex. Dec. 28th 1916 Photo by W.W. Murff Dallas Tex."--Handwritten on front of photograph.
Biography/HistoryThe First North Dakota Infantry was stationed in Mercedes, Texas during the Punitive Expedition into Mexico in 1916.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionFirst North Dakota Panoramic Photograph Collection 2011-P-003
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2011-P-003-001)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh2011P003001
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