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United States. Army
Morrow, Stanley J.
Asher & Adams
Hazen, William Babcock...
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North Dakota New York World's Fair Concert program
Exhibitions; Bands; Concerts; Dancers; Singers; Singing; Drill teams;
Souvenir program detailing the participants in a North Dakota themed concert held at on North Dakota Day at the World's Fair Assembly Pavilion during the New York World's Fair. Participants include the...
Buford water wagon
Water supply; Carts & wagons; Horses; Water carriers;
A team of horses draw a cart containing a large barrel filled with water bringing water to Fort Buford and area. Several men and a dog stand next to the cart, and two man stand on the cart next to the...
Bridge over railroad between Trenton and Fort Buford, Williams County, N.D.
Bridges; Utility poles;
A view of a bridge between Trenton and Fort Buford in Williams County, N.D. Utility poles are visible in the background.
Man at powder magazine, Fort Buford, N.D.
Forts & fortifications; Automobiles; Magazines (Military buildings);
A man holding a large piece of wood stands by the door of a powder magazine at Fort Buford. A car from the American Baptist Publication Society is parked nearby.
Field officer's quarters, Fort Buford, N.D.
Forts & fortifications; Officers' quarters;
A view of the field officer's quarters at Fort Buford. One of the panes in the bay window has been boarded up. One of the other windows has also been completely boarded up.
Assiniboine village, Fort Buford, Dakota Territory
Stereographs; Tipis; Forts & fortifications; Children;
Assinboine men, women, and children sit in front of tipis on the grounds of Fort Buford. Some of the fort buildings are partially visible in the background.
Regis de Trobriand diary excerpt
Forts & fortifications; Grasshoppers; Eating & drinking; Soldiers; Diseases; Cows; Milk; Meat; Pork; Fish; Onions; Garlic; Snow; Winter; Steamboats; Vinegar industry;
General Philippe Regis de Trobriand came to Fort Stevenson in 1867. His troops built the post, barely completing the necessary buildings before the extremely harsh and early winter began. Trobriand’s...
Wilmot P. Sanford diary extracts
Eating & drinking; Soldiers; Vegetables; Cookery; Potatoes; Cabbage; Pork; Military rations; Cattle; Forts & fortifications; Eggs; Apples; Gardens; Gardening;
By the time of Sanford’s service, the Army was providing more nutritious food for soldiers. His notes about meals indicate that vegetables (usually potatoes and onions) and fruits (plum duff and apples)...
Excerpts from Fort Buford post returns
Forts & fortifications; Gardening; Vegetables; Gardens; Grasshoppers; Potatoes; Lettuce; Radishes;
Excerpts from Fort Buford post returns detailing disease at the Fort, gardening, and the quality of vegetables and soldier health at the Fort.
Excerpts from William B. Hazen article "The Great Middle Region of the United States"
Hay; Temperature; Railroads; Forts & fortifications; Rain; Weather; Summer; Winter; Storms; Horses; Immigrants; Farming;
A brief excerpt from an article written by William B. Hazen (commanding officer of Fort Buford) and a chart of the rainfall records from Fort Buford. Hazen’s comments were published shortly before the...
Soldiers of Company K, 15th Infantry in front of barracks, Fort Buford, Dakota Territory
Forts & fortifications; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Barracks; Dogs; Group portraits;
The men of Company K, 15th Infantry relax in front of their barracks at Fort Buford. One of the soldiers sitting in the front row sits with a black dog.
William Hazen portrait
Soldiers; Military uniforms;
William B. Hazen served at many frontier Army posts. He was commanding officer at Fort Buford from 1872 to 1876. He wrote that his experience in the West led him to believe that farmers could not succeed...
Trading post run by Leighton, Jordan, and Hedderick, Fort Buford, Dakota Territory,
Trading posts; Forts & fortifications;
Four men stand outside the trading post building at Fort Buford. Large windows are visible in the front of the building. A small wooden building identified as living quarters is visible at right.
Steamer F.Y. Batchelor at Fort Buford landing, Dakota Territory
Steamboats; Coastlines; Crowds; Rivers;
The steamboat Batchelor ties up at Fort Buford in 1878. Many people stand on the decks of the boat and on the shoreline. The Batchelor carries a large load of logs or planks on one of its decks. Boats...
Masons dedicating monument marking Yellowstone Lodge Number 88, Fort Buford, N.D.
Monuments; Dedications; Crowds;
A man dressed in a dark suit and top hat pours liquid on a stone commemorating the location of Yellowstone Lodge number 88 at Fort Buford, the first Masonic Hall in North Dakota.
Dedication of marker commemorating Yellowstone Lodge number 88, Fort Buford, N.D.
Flags; Monuments; Dedications; People;
People gather around a carved marker commemmorating the location of Yellowstone Lodge number 88, the first Masonic hall in North Dakota. The inscription reads: "Site of Yellowstone Lodge #88 Ancient Free...
Asher & Adams Dakota map
Maps; Railroads; Surveying; Forts & fortifications;
The details on this map show the extent of the land survey in northern Dakota Territory in 1873, and a few counties are identified. All of the military posts are situated with the major exception of Fort...
Fort Buford watercolor illustration
Forts & fortifications; Military facilities; Watercolors;
A watercolor view of the buildings at Fort Buford, Dakota Territory.
Regiment rifle team, 15th U.S. Infantry at Fort Buford, Dakota Territory
Soldiers; Infantry; Forts & fortifications; Rifles;
A group of soldiers pose for a group portrait. The men are all dressed in uniform, wearing hats, and holding rifles. Men are identified as follows: Lt. Wansonawitz, Sgt. Hanley, Mecker, Pvt. Boyer, Sgts....
Water tower and sawmill, Fort Buford, N.D.
Forts & fortifications; Rivers; Sawmills; Water towers;
The Missouri River is on the right with Fort Buford's water tower and sawmill visible on left side.
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