Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-2010... More
DCM ledger: "American Indian, Southern Arapahoe, Oklahoma." Tube decorated with blue paint at end, plus red paint inside, and over the 3 cord bindings. Flue cover painted blue with black beak and red cone or he... More
Photograph shows portrait of John Ross, also known as Guwisguwi, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1828-1866 and founder of Ross's Landing in 1816, site of the original settlement of Chattanooga, Tenn... More
Elliott began his military career at the age of 21 when he enlisted as a private with the Indiana Cavalry. In August 1867, with Lt. Col. Custer's court-martial and subsequent suspension, Elliott assumed command... More
Grandson of Alexander Hamilton, a founding father of the United States and member of President George Washington's cabinet, young Hamilton was named for his grandfather. At the age of 18 he became a commissione... More
George Armstrong Custer poses bearded and wearing buckskin for his campaign duty. Photo taken at Fort Sill, Indian Territory, February 9, 1868.
Exact picture date unknown: Captain Barnitz and his wife, Jennie. Captain Barnitz commanded G Company of Major Elliott's squadron during the battle of the Washita.